Embryo adoption is a Real Thing That Exists.
We found this out in the fertility specialist's office right after he confirmed what we'd been pretending we didn't know for a few years: my husband and I are unable to make babies by ourselves. But, we wanted to experience the wonder and joy of pregnancy and birth (later, "wonder" and "joy" will be represented by "aches" and "vomiting").
We weren't necessarily closed to the possibility of traditional adoption, but we wanted to exhaust every option we had to go through the full experience of bringing a child into the world.
He runs through those options:
A) IVF: laughably expensive and won't [...]