Your Extra Embryos Could Change Someone's Life. Consider Embryo Donation.
Infertility options can be too costly for some couples and individuals. At the same time, adoption is also costly and it can take years to move up the waiting list.
But there is another option that can allow people to experience both pregnancy and parenthood.
As part of the IVF process, embryos are created, and many are frozen for future IVF cycles. These additional embryos may not be used if the couple decides they are done growing their family. The additional embryos may be discarded, the couple might pay for embryo storage indefinitely, or the couple may decide to donate their embryos to another family.
It’s estimated that more than a million frozen embryos sit in storage today.
Give the ultimate gift to a family looking to expand and donate your extra embryos.
Embryo Donation Makes Family-Building Accessible
If you’ve been struggling to welcome a new bundle of joy into the world, donor embryos could be the gift of love that makes pregnancy, childbirth, and parenthood possible for you. At Reproductive Gynecology & Infertility, we work with couples and individuals who are done growing their own families and want to give the same joy to people like you by donating their frozen embryos.
Parents-to-be might choose embryo adoption for numerous reasons, including:
- Both potential parents have unresolvable reproductive challenges
- Both potential parents have genetic disorders that they do not want to pass on to offspring
- Many potential parents in the LGBTQ community opt for embryo adoption to expand their families.
Embryo Adoption Has Made Family-Building Possible since the 1990s
7,000 babies have been born from frozen embryos.
In 2010, a beautiful baby boy was born from an embryo that had been frozen for two decades.
This shows embryo donation is a viable, proven way of helping couples who are unable to conceive on their own, or are unable to afford the cost of IVF. In addition, some tests and procedures may be covered by your insurance.
While embryo adoption offers excellent outcomes, the decision to carry an adopted embryo might be a complicated one for many potential parents. At Reproductive Gynecology & Infertility, we offer comprehensive counseling services that help parents-to-be address the complexities of their fertility options.
Prospective parents interested in receiving an embryo donation must consult with a Reproductive Gynecology & Infertility clinician. Before embryo transfer, the FDA mandates infection screening and reproductive tests to determine the optimal placement and timing. You can discuss these details with your fertility coordinator.