Friday Round Up

January 30th, 2015

ConceiveAbilities is keeping you up-to-date on the latest news in the busy, burgeoning world of infertility. Below, a round up of this week’s need to know stories:

From TIME: Battle Over Paid Surrogacy Opens New Front

From RESOLVE: Resolve Advocacy Day – May 14

From Huffington Post: Fewer Women Are Seeking Medical Help for Infertility, Study Finds

From Accounting Today: Egg Donor Income Was Taxable Compensation, Not Damages

From New Jersey Law Journal: NJ Lawmakers Once Again Move on Surrogacy Contract Bill

And in ConceiveAbilities news? We’re celebrating one positive pregnancy test, two embryo transfers, and EIGHT new surrogates to Team Baby! 

Thank you, Cathy!

January 20th, 2015

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It’s a bittersweet celebration as we honor our irreplaceable case manager extraordinaire, Cathy Corbett, on her last day with ConceiveAbilities. For 11 years, she has been a truly integral part of our thriving egg donor and surrogacy programs. We’re so grateful to you for all of your wisdom, humor, insight, and phenomenal care, and wish you the very best as you move on to share your incredible gifts with others. You have blessed more lives than you can imagine. Thank you, Cathy!

A Day in the Life of a Surrogate – Birthday Edition

January 2nd, 2015

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This beautiful little one made it just in time to ring in 2015 with her thrilled new parents! All the love and thanks in the world to her surrogate Dana for changing so many lives and making the new year one filled with such excitement.

 

Cheers to 2015!

December 31st, 2014

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A reminder and wish for a safe, happy and healthy new year from all of us at Team Baby! 

Happy Holidays from ConceiveAbilities

December 24th, 2014

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As we celebrate the highlights of 2014, we recognize our strong relationships as the cornerstone of our success. Thank you for helping ConceiveAbilities continue to grow! Warmest wishes for a very Merry Christmas from all of us at Team Baby! 

Celebrating the season

December 19th, 2014

Silly sweaters and cookie swaps – oh what fun! Team Baby Denver got festive at our annual surrogate holiday party, while surrogates in the Chicago, Dallas and Houston areas celebrated with special support group dinners. Cheers to these women and the gifts they give!

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Team Baby: Santa’s Little Helpers

December 16th, 2014

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Santa’s little helpers: Team Baby held a company food drive as part of our holiday giving in connection with the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s 1 City, 1 Drive Program. It was an honor to play a part in helping Chicago’s families have a more full and festive season. You can help too! Visit www.chicagosfoodbank.org for more information. #

A Day in the Life of a Surrogate – Birthday Edition

December 1st, 2014

It was a busy weekend for birthdays! Two-time surrogate Rachael delivered a healthy baby boy just one day before her own birthday: “There is no greater gift than getting to see him and his parents.” What a blessing. Congratulations to all!

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A Day in the Life of a Surrogate

November 13th, 2014

We’re sending sticky thoughts to surrogate Sarah and some beautiful embryos, who were escorted to IVF transfer by case manager Cathy. Go Team Baby!

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Falling into Place with ConceiveAbilities

November 12th, 2014

Another summer has already zipped by, and everyone at Team Baby is doing a beautiful job keeping up. We owe a great deal of that to several incredible new staff members, who’ve seamlessly joined our team and bring fresh energy, ideas and motivation to the unique work we do.

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