National Directory of Donor, Surrogacy, and Adoption Professionals

For more than 30 years, Building Your Family has helped people find their way to family after infertility. Take adv ...

Assisted Reproduction (ART): Fast Facts

Which assisted reproductive technology (ART) should I use to build my family? An overview of the four main options: ...

The Three Routes to Adoption: Fast Facts

Should you pursue adoption to build your family? Look through these overviews of the three main routes, including c ...

Myth vs. Fact: Donor Conception and Surrogacy

Have you heard that a surrogate can decide to keep the baby, that egg donors are only in it for the money, or that ...

Personal Story: “Could I Love a Child Who Doesn’t Look Like Me?”

Could I love a child who doesn’t look like me? Yes. More than I’ve ever thought possible. ...

The Plight of Infertile Couples: When to Get Off the Infertility Treadmill?

Fertility treatment take a physical, emotional, and financial toll, but couples often feel they have to do "everyth ...

Can We Afford This? The Cost of Assisted Reproduction and Adoption

Average cost ranges for domestic, international, and foster adoption and having a child through donor egg, donor em ...

Personal Story: “I Used to Worry I Couldn’t Love a Stranger’s Infant”

Now my attachment is so fierce, it takes my breath away. ...

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Introduction to Donor Egg

Introduction to Donor Egg

Egg donation allows women to experience pregnancy and childbirth. Here’s what intended parents ...Read More »

Introduction to Surrogacy

Introduction to Surrogacy

Intended parents share in a gestational carrier’s pregnancy closely, and may be able to have a ...Read More »

Adopting a Newborn in the U.S.: Fast Facts

Adopting a Newborn in the U.S.: Fast Facts

Find resources for domestic adoption and adoption agencies, read personal stories from newborn ...Read More »

Introduction to International Adoption

Introduction to International Adoption

There are many children throughout the world who need parents, and many parents still consider ...Read More »

Foster Adoption: Fast Facts

Foster Adoption: Fast Facts

Find resources for foster adoption, personal stories by families who adopted foster children, a ...Read More »

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