Who is Eligible to Adopt an Embryo?

There are a number of embryo adoption facilities in the country and each one of them adheres to aadoption agencies and fertility clinics are both interested in helping you have a baby!  Agencies are also interested in helping families with leftover embryos donate them for life.
different set of requirements for their prospective adopters. It’s important for you to do your due diligence to help you select the agency that is right for you. Eligibility requirements are usually relatively easy to meet because

Most agencies adhere to the general requirement that the adopting mother must be physically capable of carrying a baby to term. Some agencies will allow the use of a surrogate carrier if the adopting mother is unable to carry the baby herself. Most agencies require a home study, which allows them to educate and confirm your family for the adoption process.  The home study also gives donating parents peace of mind about the family receiving their unused embryos. The agency you choose to work with will walk you through all of their requirements and help you prepare for a successful embryo adoption.

When you begin your research about embryo adoption, be sure to check out the list of requirements for each clinic or agency’s list to see if you qualify. This can help you narrow your search and find an organization that you are comfortable working with during the embryo adoption process. If you don’t meet the requirements of one embryo adoption provider, don’t despair – it’s important to find the agency or clinic that’s right for you. If you’d like to learn more about eligibility in embryo adoption or want to see a list of embryo adoption agencies, visit www.embryoadoption.org.

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