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Canadian Fertility Consulting - provider profile and satisfaction report

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www.fertilityconsultants.ca

Locations: Brighton, Ontario, , Canada
Contact: Sylvie Beaulieu OR Leia Swanberg
Email: sylvie@fertilityconsulting.ca OR leia@fertilityconsultants.ca
Phone: 6134398701 OR 6134398701


To find out if this provider participates in our Gay Parenting Assistance Program (GPAP), please see the summary table of our Directory.

Services:

  IVF clinic?
  Surrogacy agency?check12.png
  Egg donation?
  Law firm?


 

Year founded: 2007
Employees: 5


 


About Canadian Fertility Consultants:*

Canadian Fertility Consultants is a full service consulting firm dedicated to helping couples who have had difficulty conceiving naturally, by providing guidance and support while exploring alternate methods to building a family. We have been helping couples build families since 2007 and take a holistic approach to everything we do. We will put the right team in place to support you through your journey of building a loving family. We strongly believe that this journey should be rewarding and stress free, our goal is to guide and support you through this process. We offer all couples a free initial consultation to assess your specific needs and gather information. During the initial consultation we will also explain in detail the services that we provide and our fee structure. Once the initial consultation has finished we will put together a detailed proposal for your consideration.

* This description was provided by the service provider.

 


 


 


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Surrogacy agency satisfaction - overall score (out of 10)

  Agency score
Overall
(7.91)
Count: 11
Not Applicable: 0

Agency experience

  Agency rating
Effective (contribution to the success of journey)
(8.18)
Count: 11
Not Applicable: 0
Responsive and supportive throughout journey
(7.18)
Count: 11
Not Applicable: 0
Surrogate screening and matching
(7.91)
Count: 11
Not Applicable: 0
Gay friendly and knowledgeable
(9.55)
Count: 11
Not Applicable: 0
Accommodation of international parents
(8.20)
Count: 10
Not Applicable: 0

Agency recommendation rate

Value Percent  
Yes 100.0%
 
Statistics
Total Responses 11
Average 1.0

Agency reviews and comments

Response
(2016, International parents) This agency isn't as hands on as American agencies tend to be. The surrogate had to do a lot of the research herself into finding local monitoring clinics, etc. Also, it should be noted that the owner is having legal problems, but this didn't impact our journey at all. The agency is very well-intentioned though, despite the fact they're not always as hands-on as they could be.
(2017, Canadian parents) Canadian Fertility Consultants was professional and efficient. Even when our first match fell through due to failed transfer, we waited for only a few months for a re-match.
(2017, International parents) Nous sommes très satisfaits de l'agence. Le contact passe très bien (mieux en Anglais qu'en Français). Match très rapide et concluant. Peu de communication pendant le parcours mais dés que nous avions besoin d'un conseil ou d'une aide, ils étaient là pour nous écouter. Fort présent également pour notre surrogate. Envois réguliers de gift box aux futurs parents et à la surrogate. L'agence a également organisé une journée « sacred intended parents retreat » à Paris. Nous avons passé une agréable journée en compagnie d'autres futurs parents lgbt avec qui nous gardons de bons contacts.
(2017, International parents) agence réactive en cas de difficultés; support des parents d'intention et des femmes porteuses très intense .
(2017, USA parents) A great deal of our success was due to the hard work and care of Leia Swanberg and the team at Canadian Fertility Consultants. Leia clearly runs the business as a mission driven organization. She cares a great deal about ensuring a positive experience for both the intended parents as well as the surrogates. She cares - she really cares! Our journey wasn't always smooth, but ultimately it ended up successful. We had to alter some of our expectations as well as behaviors to ensure that we were aligned with the agency policies. While not always convenient, in hindsight they made sense and we are happy to have made the effort. A big applause for Leia and her team. We'd recommend them happily.
(2017, USA parents) CFC was great with matching us quickly with an amazing surrogate. They were very friendly and knowledgeable. They however did not help our surrogate understand the process or help her navigate some other issues. They pride themselves on supporting the surrogate but our surrogate did not feel that support when she asked. I also reached out to them on behalf of our surrogate but did not receive the answers we were looking for. We were basically on our own with this journey. Luckily we researched everything and received wonderful help from the fertility clinic. CFC did handle the surrogate reimbursement but was also very bad at returning phone calls about the reimbursements. They often blamed unreturned phone calls on their phone system. CFC definitely has the ability to recruit surrogates and match intended parents which I guess is the ultimate goal of surrogacy.

Fertility clinic used

Value Percent   Count
Other 72.7%
8
San Diego Fertility Center (SDFC) 9.1%
1
Pacific Fertility Center - San Francisco 9.1%
1
Fertility Center of Las Vegas 9.1%
1
  Totals 11
Statistics
Total Responses 11

Other clinic

CountResponse
7 Create Fertility
1 Create fertility Center (Toronto)



Journey statistics for service provider

Overall cost of surrogacy journey

Value Percent   Count
$50,000 - $69,000 18.2%
2
$70,000 - $89,000 27.3%
3
$90,000 - $109,000 27.3%
3
$110,000 - $129,000 9.1%
1
$130,000 - $149,000 9.1%
1
$150,000 - $169,000 9.1%
1
  Totals 11
Statistics
Total Responses 11
Average 98.2

Number of IVF / IUI cycles done until journey resulted in a birth

Value Percent   Count
One 72.7%
8
Two 18.2%
2
Three 9.1%
1
  Totals 11
Statistics
Total Responses 11
Average 1.4

Length of journey from signup to birth (months)

Value Percent   Count
13-15 months 45.5%
5
16-18 months 9.1%
1
19-21 months 9.1%
1
22-24 months 27.3%
3
31-33 months 9.1%
1
  Totals 11
Statistics
Total Responses 11
Average 18.9

Known / Anonymous egg donation

Value Percent   Count
Unknown 63.6%
7
Known 36.4%
4
  Totals 11
Statistics
Total Responses 11
Responses "Other" Count
Left Blank 11

Egg donation source

Value Percent   Count
Family or friend 9.1%
1
Surrogacy agency 9.1%
1
Independent Egg donation agency 63.6%
7
Fertility clinic 18.2%
2
  Totals 11
Statistics
Total Responses 11



Demographics / family makeup

Gay / straight

Value Percent   Count
LGBT 100.0%
11
  Totals 11
Statistics
Total Responses 11

Countries

Value Percent   Count
France 36.4%
4
Canada 18.2%
2
United States 18.2%
2
United Kingdom 9.1%
1
Netherlands 9.1%
1
Belgium 9.1%
1
  Totals 11
Statistics
Total Responses 11