You may wish to consider adoption as an alternative to treatment for infertility. Learning more about the tests, exams, success rates, and costs of infertility treatment may help you decide. Adoption provides people with an opportunity to raise and nurture a child. In recent years, the increased availability of infants and children from outside the United States has increased the chances of a successful and positive adoption.
When deciding whether to adopt, think about:
Adoption and infertility treatments are both complex options that need careful consideration. Support groups and counseling along with the most recent information on both options can help an individual or couple make the best decision.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Last Revised||December 7, 2011|
Last Revised: December 7, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
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