1. Embryo Adoption allows the mother to experience pregnancy and childbirth.
Many families who cannot conceive mourn the fact they have never experienced pregnancy and childbirth. Other types of adoption cannot alleviate this grief. When the woman has received a successful frozen embryo transfer, the baby begins to grow in her womb and she gets to experience all of the joys and challenges of pregnancy, labor and delivery.
2. Embryo Adoption allows parents to begin bonding with their child immediately.
In other types of adoption, adoptive couples begin to bond with their children later than do parents of biological children. Even families who adopt an infant do not begin the bonding process until the child is born. While the bond that is formed is a strong as that between a parent and their biological child, being able to form that bond beginning in-utero can be a precious gift for adopting couples.
3. Embryo Adoption allows the parents to control the prenatal experience.
The adopting family will choose a doctor to help oversee their pregnancy and pre-natal care. They will ensure a healthy diet and lifestyle. They will select the type of childbirth experience they desire. It allows them to enjoy peace of mind that comes from knowing they have given their adopted child the best start in life possible.
4. Embryo Adoption is less expensive than other types of adoption.
In the United States an infant domestic adoption with average $25,000-$30,000. An international adoption can cost upwards of $50,000! The process of embryo adoption, including agency fees, home study costs and one frozen embryo transfer treatment will average $12,000-$15,000, which is often less expensive than one IVF cycle.
5. Embryo Adoption gives embryos a chance to have life.
Most adopting families want to make a difference the life of the child they adopt. Adopting families who choose embryo adoption are no different. By choosing embryo adoption, they give another family’s remaining embryos a chance to be born.