11/13/2014 06:01 pm ET Updated Nov 13, 2014

When All Else Fails, Embryo Adoption Offers Hope

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I doubt if anyone having trouble conceiving wakes up thinking: What about adopting an embryo? In the crushing world of infertility, that seems like an even more distant option. The fertility clinic in Seattle told me we only qualified to be a part of its embryo-donation program because we had been such “failures” in trying to conceive. For the first time in our four-year battle with infertility, I was happy to admit our shortcomings.

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