EMBRYO DONATION AND EMBRYO ADOPTION
Embryo donation is where we use an anonymous egg donor’s egg with an anonymous sperm donor’s sperm to create embryos tailored to what you want in terms of physical characteristics. Higher cost but with higher success rates and often spare embryos of good quality (due to the use of proven donors) for future tries.
Embryo adoption is where the embryos are already created and frozen and are most likely left-over embryos from a different couple’s treatment. The cost is less than embryo donation, but the chances of success are often lower as these are ‘left-over’ embryos. There are often no details given regarding the outcome of that couple’s treatment and you are only given very basic physical characteristics. There are usually long waiting lists for these as only certain countries and clinics offer this service.