Gordon Lake and Manuel Valero had their daughter Carmen via a surrogate in Thailand. They then went through a 15-month court battle with the surrogate over custody. Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP via Getty Images
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IVF, adoption, surrogacy: How are you building your family?

Samantha Fields Oct 31, 2019
Gordon Lake and Manuel Valero had their daughter Carmen via a surrogate in Thailand. They then went through a 15-month court battle with the surrogate over custody. Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP via Getty Images

Having a baby can be a complicated, expensive, emotional journey.

Have you dealt with infertility? Tried IVF? Turned to a sperm or egg donor? Found a surrogate? Decided on adoption? Frozen your eggs? Given up trying to have a child because it got too expensive?

How has it affected you emotionally and financially?

Let us know how money has factored into your decisions about how or whether to build your family. 

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