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Control of the Embryo Adoption Process

Control of the Embryo Adoption Process

Embryo adoption, like any adoption journey, there are natural uncertainties and aspects that are outside of the adoptive families’ control. It is helpful to keep in mind what you do and do not have control over to help find peace when uncertainty arises.

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Embryo Donation: Trusting the Process

Embryo Donation: Trusting the Process

Mother’s Day is around the corner. Amid the gifts of flowers and cards made with glitter and glued-on macaroni, does your mind ever wander over to your remaining frozen embryos?

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Embryo Donation: Answer to Prayers

Embryo Donation: Answer to Prayers

In the face of infertility, my husband and I held steadfast to our faith. Though the path was fraught with challenges, tears, and uncertainty, we remained convinced that God would provide. As we embarked on another round of IVF, the question lingered: “What would become of any extra embryos?”

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The Trauma of Infertility

The Trauma of Infertility

The obvious assumption is that infertility is an emotionally difficult process. However, it can often be described as a crisis or trauma. It creates stress in all aspects of life that are not as well known or talked about.

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Breaking Down the Cost of Embryo Adoption

Breaking Down the Cost of Embryo Adoption

Through embryo adoption, families who have embryos remaining from previous IVF cycles can donate them to another family to use. But what does the financial landscape look like for those considering embryo adoption?

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Embryo Adoption and the Adoption Tax Credit

Embryo Adoption and the Adoption Tax Credit

Tax Day, the dreaded April 15th, evokes a sense of unease for many as they grapple with the complexities of filing their taxes. Amidst the flurry of paperwork and number crunching, understanding the intricacies of tax credits and deductions can provide a semblance of...

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Navigating the Complexity of Embryo Donation

Navigating the Complexity of Embryo Donation

Unlike traditional adoption, embryo adoption involves the transfer of already-created embryos to an adoptive or recipient family. This unique process blurs the lines between genetic and gestational parenthood, requiring a delicate balance of emotional considerations.

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Embryo Adoption: We Are Blessed

Embryo Adoption: We Are Blessed

Anna, our sweet daughter, is the greatest blessing in our lives. As we approach the fifth anniversary of that embryo transfer, we cannot imagine our lives without our precious Snowflakes Baby.

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Three Questions You Might Be Asked About Embryo Adoption

Three Questions You Might Be Asked About Embryo Adoption

While your friends and family most likely mean well, sometimes it can come across as rude, or even catch you off guard if you are not prepared for it. Here are three commonly asked questions that you might get about embryo adoption, and ways that you can navigate them.

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Revisiting Trauma During the Home Study Process

Revisiting Trauma During the Home Study Process

Providers want to see that you have effectively processed any grief, trauma, or other issues for not only your personal benefit, but also for the benefit of your future children. Your provider may recommend counseling or other resources to help equip you for parenthood.

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Embryo Donation: Our Definition of Family

Embryo Donation: Our Definition of Family

Family. That word carries profound meaning. Yet each person’s definition of ‘family’ varies, shaped by unique experiences and circumstances. My definition is shaped though embryo donation.

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The Impact of Embryo Donation on a Marriage

The Impact of Embryo Donation on a Marriage

Embryo donation is a compassionate choice that brings hope to those yearning to build a family. However, we do need to recognize that embryo donation can have a profound impact on the relationships we have with others. Especially marital relationships.

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