Presentation on theme: "Fertility Medication (pill or shot) To stimulate ovulation, sperm production, or hormones Cost – Clomiphene pills cost at least $50 a month – Gonadotropin."— Presentation transcript:
Fertility Medication (pill or shot) To stimulate ovulation, sperm production, or hormones Cost – Clomiphene pills cost at least $50 a month – Gonadotropin injections cost $ 2,000 to $ 5,000 a month
Surgery -Correct ovary or fallopian tube damage, endometriosis -Remove sperm from the testicles Cost: – Surgery can cost anywhere from $3,000 to $10,000
Artificial & Intrauterine Insemination -Woman gets injected by sperm into the uterus. Success rates: About 5 to 25 percent Cost: $300 to $700
Invitro Fertilization Eggs removed from your ovaries are fertilized with sperm (from your partner or a donor) in a laboratory. The resulting embryos are placed in your uterus. Cost: $8,000 and $15,000.
Adoption & Surrogate Mother $15,000 to $50,000. (About $12,000 goes to the surrogate mother. The rest goes to legal fees set by lawyers and agencies.) Agency and private adoptions: $8,000 to $30,000 International adoptions:$11,000 to $30,000.
It is estimated that around 120,000 children are adopted by U.S. citizens each year. – Approximately half of these children are adopted by individuals not related to them – about half are adopted by relatives such as grandparents or – 21,616 children were adopted through international adoption