When a couple discovers they will not be able to have a child that is genetically related to one or both of them how do they begin to deal with that loss? There will be no, “she has your eyes” or “he has grandpa’s nose.” A myriad of other emotions attached to loss and sorrow will come.
These genetic losses are experienced by both families pursuing traditional adoption and embryo adopting families.
In addition, when you adopt a child, either a child who has already been born or a child you give birth to through embryo adoption there are some clues you can learn about successful parenting based on the genetic make-up of your child. Interested in hearing more?
The Embryo Adoption Awareness Center has created a webinar on this unique topic that may give you some insight.
Grieving the Loss of a Genetic Child