Why do families choose to donate embryos? Many families who created embryos for their own IVF use never dreamed of having remaining embryos once their family was complete. Now faced with ongoing storage costs embryo donation is one of several option open to families. Donating families can often identify with the struggles of infertility that… Continue reading Embryo Donation
All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com. If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com. How to Create a Successful Adoption Portfolio: Easy Steps to Help You Produce the Best… Continue reading January Book Reviews 2014
Embryo Adoption...What you Need to Know It can be a scary topic to talk about, embryo adoption. Something about it seems to make people uncomfortable. But then again, so did the idea of open adoption just years ago. Once you educate yourself on the topic you’ll find that it’s not so scary after all. In… Continue reading Embryo Adoption…
1. Do Embryo donors receive compensation similar to compensation that egg donors receive? Donors are not paid for the embryo donation, but are reimbursed by the recipient for specific expenses related to the donation. These expenses may include testing and screening (e.g. obligatory blood tests) as well as expenses incurred transferring the embryos to your… Continue reading Answers to Questions about Embryo Donation & Placement
This is repost from The Placing Parent blog - written by a family who donated their embryos for adoption. I love the show “The Locator”, where Troy Dunn reunites long-lost family and friends. If you’ve ever watched the show, then you’re probably aware that some of the stories encompass closed adoption stories, where either a son or daughter is… Continue reading What About The Children Resulting From Embryo Donation?
The increasing number of families dealing with infertility issues has led to new problems, including the existence of hundreds of thousands of frozen embryos created through in-vitro fertilization. Couples who successfully give birth after IVF grapple with the question of what to do with remaining embryos. Embryos, once highly prized now exist in a state… Continue reading Embryo Placement: A new alternative for families
All reviewed books are available in our branch offices or in our online store. You Can Adopt: An Adoptive Families Guide: by Susan Caughman and Isolde Motley - From Adoptive Families magazine, the country’s leading resource on adoption, this warm, authoritative book is full of practical, realistic advice from leading attorneys, doctors, social workers, and… Continue reading September Book Reviews
All reviewed books are available in our branch offices or in our online store. All About Adoption: How Families Are Made & How Kids Feel About It (Paperback) by Marc A. Nemiroff & Jane Annunziata - For children adopted at any age and from any country, All About Adoption explores the what, how and why… Continue reading June Book Reviews