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Orlando’s Come Out With Pride 2016

Open Arms Surrogacy & Egg Donation is excited to participate at Orlando’s Come Out with Pride event that has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. We’ll be there to answer questions about surrogacy and egg donation.  Come by and see us!

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BREAKING NEWS! The 12th annual Come Out With Pride festival, postponed due to the impact of Hurricane Matthew, has been rescheduled to Saturday, November 12 at Lake Eola Park. A full revised schedule of activities and entertainment will be released soon.

With a new date set, the LGBTQ+ community and allies will have the opportunity to unite together in strength and love five months following the tragedy at Pulse nightclub. The production team is committed to ensuring that the Most Colorful Parade, Pride Marketplace, and Fireworks continue as planned; ticket holders for the new Taste of Pride and the VIP Experience will have their entitlements transferred to the new date.

Woman To Woman

Open Arms Consultants was featured in Woman to Woman Magazine in their December of 2005 Issue.

“It is no wonder that couples put their trust in Souad Dreyfus when needing an egg donor or a surrogate to become parents. When I met Souad for the first time, she instantly put me at ease without the thought of trying to do so.” – Leslie Allen

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Dr. Robyn show

Souad Dreyfus, Director of Open Arms Consultants, was a guest on Dr. Robyn show on June 14,2006. She talked about the physical, spiritual and psychological aspects of egg donation and surrogacy.

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Bay 9 News

Open Arms Consultants was interviewed by Bay 9 News, in 2007. Report by Kathryn Simmons.

Infertility Consultant, Souad Dreyfus of Open Arms Consultants was interviewed by Bay News 9, Wednesday 13th of 2007 and discussed egg donation as one of the options available for fertility patients today, and its process and the leading cause of infertility as well. Report by Kathryn Simmons.

Tampa Bay News (St. Pete Times)

Camille C. Spencer interviewed Souad Dreyfus of open Arms Consultants for the St. Pete Times in November of 2007 regarding egg donation.

Souad Dreyfus commented on the recruiting of egg donors and the reason available egg donors far exceed available surrogate mothers.

Tampa Tribune

Open Arms Consultants was featured at the Tampa Tribune article: ‘Birth Mom Breaks New Ground’, by Jan Hollingsworth. Published July 16, 2008.

PLANT CITY -­- …A Plant City woman delivered last month on behalf of a South Florida couple. Ashley Alice and Lucas Edwin Newman arrived June 3 at South Florida Baptist Hospital. Officials there said it is the first time a surrogate mother has given birth at the facility. Technically, Tonya Browning, 33, was not a surrogate, but a “gestational carrier” whose womb nurtured the embryos…read full article

Lowcountry Live

Open Arms Consultants founder, Souad Dreyfus, was interviewed along with lawyer Robert Terenzio on Lowcountry Live in Charleston, SC in March of 2011.

In the interview, Souad discussed some of the main causes of infertility and the alternatives available in order to conceive. Robert discussed the importance of protecting yourself by having legal contracts with any service used to aid in pregnancy… view video

Surrogacy in Chile

Open Arms Consultants was featured in a Chilean Magazine Latercera on May 28th, 2011 discussing surrogacy and the legal restrictions that Chile has on it…

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France 2 TV

Open Arms Consultants was featured on the France2 TV news show to talk about surrogacy in France. The evening newscast, which was watched by 7 million in France, Switzerland, as well as 22 million others around the world on TV5…ALL 3 surrogates featured Autumn, Michelle and Angela are part of Open Arms surrogacy program. View video


In recent years, many agencies have reported an increase in interest from potential donors, attributed to both the economy, and –- as suggested by Souad Dreyfus, founder and director of Open Arms Consultants in Bradenton, FL –- the improved awareness of egg donation thanks to scientific breakthroughs and media coverage… read full article

SCENE Magazine – Women on the SCENE

Souad Dreyfus, director of Open Arms Consultants, was featured in the 2012 SCENE magazine special issue, Women on the SCENE.


“As the mother of two young children, Souad Dreyfus understands the desire for a family.  She is well versed in the medical and financial aspects of in vitro fertilization, egg donation and surrogacy as well as vital legal considerations to ensure couples understand their options and that their interests are protected.”


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Happy Labor Day!

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