Donating remaining Embryos- How to decide what to do??


Many of the clients that CFC works with are using Donor eggs, or Donor sperm to create their families. Often nd up with many extra embryos, once they have built, or added to their families through our program. Clients will often ask us What should we do with our left over frozen embryos?

Below are questions that we suggest clients ask themselves, their fertility clinic, as well as potential recipients, if they are considering donating remaining embryos to another Intended parent/Patient of their clinic.

*Have you spoken to the counselor at the Fertility clinic to be certain you/partner agree on donating your embryos to someone else?

*Does your clinic require a legal agreement between you and the recipients of the embryos, or do they simply have you sign a consent releasing the embryos to the other party?

*Is it possible to change your mind? Possible to donate only some/not all of your embryos?If so, at what point in the process?

*Have you determined how much personal information you are willing to have shared with the recipient?

*How does the clinic