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Families Share: “Why we chose adoption”

Families Share: “Why we chose adoption”

Moms and dads describe how they decided to become parents through adoption.

 

 

Each child has his own story

“We have two children. After several unsuccessful attempts to get pregnant, I conceived and delivered a son using donor eggs. Two years later, we adopted a newborn domestically. I loved being pregnant and being able to nurse my son, but when we wanted a second child, we knew we couldn’t go through the stress and turmoil of infertility treatment again. Each of our children has a different story, and I wouldn’t change either one for anything.”

 

Attempted donor egg, then adopted

“We were close to some couples who used donor eggs. We tried one cycle and got pregnant, but then I miscarried. At that point we reevaluated and moved on to adoption. We realized that it was more important to us to love and raise a child than to be pregnant. We also decided that we’d prefer for neither of us to have a genetic connection rather than only one.”

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