DH and I have been TTC for 5 years. Adoption has always been on the cards for us, but we decided first to pursue fertility treatment using donor embryos in the US (DH is American, and we didn't want anonymous donation). We were due to travel in March for transfer, but that was cancelled due to COVID. Since then, it's become clear we won't be able to travel again until there's a reliable vaccine in widespread use, which we think is at least a year away (and then obviously there's no guarantee the transfer will work). So we're wondering if we should cut our losses and move on to adoption in the UK sooner rather than later.
We know this is a fairly unique situation, but we're wondering how a UK adoption agency might view this? I know they usually say to wait 6 months after finishing fertility treatment, but we still technically have embryos with our name on them in the US, so we don't know whether that would be a concern for an agency here.
We feel like we're in total limbo - we have no idea when travel might be a possibility, but are also afraid that an adoption agency won't work with us until we've fully closed that door.
Any help would be appreciated!
Adopting after fertility treatment cancelled
amb319 · 19/08/2020 09:19
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