Women's Issues

In Search of Fertility

Victoria Hopewell

In Search of Fertility – Infertility and Adoption

Adoption provides infertile Americans with the option to have a child. The adoption can take place in the United States or abroad. Increasing number of Americans are choosing to adopt older children. There are over 100,000 children in the U.S. in the foster system waiting for adoption. Today we talk with Beverly Clark who is the director of the Barker Foundation’s Project Wait No Longer that specializes in placing older foster children for adoption. She provides important information about how to proceed with adoption and pinpoints the factors that are critical to take into account.