Have a voice in defining a set of ethical standards for egg donation and surrogacy.

Have a voice in defining a set of ethical standards for egg donation and surrogacy.

Welcome to SEEDS

Welcome to SEEDS

SEEDS is a nonprofit organization, founded by a group of egg donation and surrogacy agencies, whose purpose is to define and promote ethical behavior by all parties involved in third party reproduction.


Applying ethical standards and practices to your business.

Surrogates & Egg Donors

Partnering with ethical professionals for your journey.

Intended Parents

Navigating your journey with trust and confidence.

Start where you are.
Use what you have.
Do what you can.

We appreciate each and every volunteer as collaboration and synergy will continue to excel our mission, goals, and standards into every facet of family building through surrogacy and egg donation.

Please reach out to our team if you would like to volunteer your time, knowledge, and skills to one of our committees.

Become a Member

SEEDS strives to bring professionals together who have a common goal of navigating surrogacy and egg donor journeys which are rooted in ethical practices.

Your participation will change lives!

Upcoming Events

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Fall 2023 Conference

Date: Thursday, November 2 & Friday, November 3
Location: Irvine Marriott – Catalina Ballroom
18000 Von Karman Ave. Irvine, CA 92612

Click the button below for registration details, pricing, and schedule.

View the agenda here.  Agenda topics include the following:

  • This is Not a Bot: Introduction to AI
  • Reframing Gamete/Embryo Donation: How Can Agencies and Allied Professionals Create Best Practices in a Modern World?
  • Employee Fertility Benefits
  • Ask the MHP Anything – Bring Your Nightmare Scenarios
  • Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Oh My!
  • Practical Application of Standards – Round Two
  • The ART of Unlearning Bias
  • What to Know When It’s Known – Open/Known Egg Donation
  • What’s Driving the Cost of Surrogacy
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Spring 2024 Conference

Date: Thursday May 16 & Friday May 17
Location: Denver, CO

Every year, the Spring Conference will be the third week of May in an interesting location. The Fall Conference will be the first week of November in Orange County, CA. Add these timeframes to your calendar!

Specific details will be shared as they become available.