If you’ve tried unsuccessfully to conceive or have had recurrent miscarriage, you know the sadness and anger that come from failed attempts. For some, adoption is the natural next step. But for others, giving up the dream of a biological child is most difficult.
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For some, deciding to adopt can be a reluctant step into a world of strangers. For others, it’s a natural next step to parenthood.
Agency adoptions are those that public or private agencies carry out. Most agencies have staff social workers and other professionals that guide you through the adoption process.
Source: Fertility Centers of Illinois
Kathy and Eric, who are trying to have a baby, decide to simultaneously pursue adoption and undergo another IVF cycle.
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