Moving from Infertility Treatment to Adoption

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Infertility treatment is grueling, both physically and mentally, and many patients decide to consider other options for family building.  However, the transition from treatment to adoption can be rough if patients are not prepared. In this course, Stella Gilgur-Cook, LCSW and assistant director of outreach at Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children; and Pat Irwin Johnson, author of Adopting: Sound Choices, Strong Families, discuss how to tell if you’re ready to start considering adoption and how to deal with the transition of moving from infertility treatment to adoption.

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