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    How the Fertility Industry Is Upgrading Itself

    Talk about early adoption. More and more couples hoping for a baby are choosing to take responsibility for someone else’s embryo. This so-called embryo adoption, cheaper and faster than IVF, is on the rise — thanks to a backlog of 600,000 stored embryos created for other couples’ IVF treatments. And while this method has conservative pro-life roots, it’s catching on in the mainstream, partly due to its high success rate regardless of maternal age, which could help fuel the already booming trend toward becoming a mom later in life.

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