Embryo Adoption

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Registered: 08-01-2007
Embryo Adoption
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Thu, 01-28-2010 - 8:21am
Does anyone know of this or have any experience with this? We just started looking into this concept.
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Registered: 10-31-2008
Thu, 01-28-2010 - 1:06pm

Hi Julie and welcome.

~Christine~


TTC since 6/2007. 
IVF #1 Jan 2009 - BFN
IVF# 2  April 2009 - BFN
IVF# 3 July

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Registered: 05-11-2008
Sun, 01-31-2010 - 12:43pm
Our beautiful baby boy is a product of embryo donation. We looked into agencies like Snowflakes, but they require home studies and fees comparable to a traditional adoption and it can get very pricey. We decided to adopt our embryos through our clinic. The clinic matched us up with what they thought would be a good match (and it was, he looks like me :) and it was much less expensive. It was the same fee as a traditional FET plus we paid for the disease testing fees for the donor couple (about $500) and we had to go in front of a judge for the adoption paperwork so the lawyer fee was about $500. This was the cheapest and