6 episodes

Listen as Nazca Fontes, surrogacy expert and founder of ConceiveAbilities Egg Donor and Surrogacy Agency talks all things surrogacy. From what drives women to become surrogate mothers to intended parents’ emotional journeys including infertility to industry experts weighing in on important topics you need to know about, listen as we explore modern family building through surrogacy.

All Things Conceivable: A Surrogacy Podcast with Nazca Fontes All Things Conceivable Surrogacy Podcast

    • Kids & Family

Listen as Nazca Fontes, surrogacy expert and founder of ConceiveAbilities Egg Donor and Surrogacy Agency talks all things surrogacy. From what drives women to become surrogate mothers to intended parents’ emotional journeys including infertility to industry experts weighing in on important topics you need to know about, listen as we explore modern family building through surrogacy.

    Busting Surrogacy Myths with Dr. Heather Carlson

    Busting Surrogacy Myths with Dr. Heather Carlson

    One of the most important relationships a woman has in her life is her relationship with her OB/Gyn doctor. We have hopeful and silly conversations as well as tough and scary conversations with our doctors. When a woman is deciding to become a surrogate, she looks to her trusted obstetrician for their guidance and expert advice.



    Dr. Heather Carlson with the Mankato clinic as cared for surrogates and delivered many surro-babies in her 15 years servicing her community. Nazca Fontes, founder of ConceiveAbilities, interviewed Dr. Carlson on our new show All Things Conceivable: A Surrogacy Podcast to talk about her expert experience caring for her surrogate patients and busting surrogacy myths.


    Learn more about becoming a surrogate with ConceiveAbilities Surrogacy and Egg Donor Agency! 

    • 35 min
    Real Life Surrogate Sisters: How Two Sisters Followed Their Dreams To Help Others Become Parents Through Surrogacy

    Real Life Surrogate Sisters: How Two Sisters Followed Their Dreams To Help Others Become Parents Through Surrogacy

    In the surrogacy world, women who become surrogates share a special and unique bond as #SurroSisters. Maggie and Jessica are not only surrosisters, they are sisters in real life. After Jessica completed two successful surrogacy journeys for New York families, her sister Maggie was inspired to follow in her footsteps and become a surrogate. Jessica, a Pennsylvania resident, recently gave birth to her second 'surrobaby' on the east coast and Maggie is currently matched with her intended parents from Illinois and embarking on her first surrogacy journey in Colorado.


    Nazca Fontes, founder of ConceiveAbilities, interviewed Jessica and Maggie to explore why they became surrogates, how they talked with their husbands and why matching with the right intended family is so important.


    Inspired by Maggie and Jessica's story? Learn more about becoming a surrogate with ConceiveAbilities Surrogacy Agency and apply to help others build their family!


     

    • 41 min
    New York Legalizes Surrogacy: Fertility Expert Dr. James Grifo Weighs In!

    New York Legalizes Surrogacy: Fertility Expert Dr. James Grifo Weighs In!

    There’s much to celebrate in New York! After years of fighting to end the ban of compensated surrogacy and legal reform for the surrogacy process, the new law, effective February 15, 2021, makes dreams of a family a reality for New Yorkers! Not only is this great news for intended parents in New York, it’s also monumental for women who want to be gestational carriers to help these families. They can now become surrogates with some of the strongest protections available in the United States.



    Pioneering New York fertility expert Dr. James Grifo, director of NYU Langone Fertility Center shares his perspective on what the law means for New York parents and surrogates, why the law needed to change, and why he loves practicing in NYC.


    Learn more about building a family through surrogacy and becoming a gestational carrier in New York at ConceiveAbilities !

    • 30 min
    A Single Dad’s Surrogacy Journey with Joseph Tito of The Dad Diaries

    A Single Dad’s Surrogacy Journey with Joseph Tito of The Dad Diaries

    Joseph Tito, film producer, influencer and creator of award winning blog The Dad Diaries shares his surrogacy journey to become a single gay dad of twin girls.


    At 37, Joseph Tito was a jet-setting successful film and TV director and producer living his dream. One early morning, he awoke in his Dubai hotel and realized he wanted more out of life. He wanted a family. Listen as Joseph shares his amazing surrogacy journey as a gay single dad and, now, his parenting adventures raising twin daughters. 


     


    Learn more about building a family through surrogacy or becoming a surrogate at ConceiveAbilities !

    • 35 min
    Surrogacy in the Time of Covid with Dr. Marie Werner

    Surrogacy in the Time of Covid with Dr. Marie Werner

    Fertility Specialist Dr. Marie Werner from RMA New Jersey, one of the few IVF clinics anywhere in the country that never closed this year, breaks down a truly complete and thoughtful view of what you need to know about surrogacy in the time of COVID-19, and in the years to come.Surrogacy in the Time of Covid with Dr. Marie Werner

    • 34 min
    How One Woman's Infertility Struggle Became A Movement: The Story Behind Infertility Blog Pregnantish with Andrea Syrtash

    How One Woman's Infertility Struggle Became A Movement: The Story Behind Infertility Blog Pregnantish with Andrea Syrtash

    Andrea Syrtash, nationally recognized relationship expert, author and founder of infertility blog Pregnantish takes us on her emotional 10-year journey to become a parent, how infertility affected her marriage, and how the decision to use a surrogate changed her life.

    • 49 min

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