Adoption

Official Intro

I posted yesterday asking for blogs. I really appreciate everyone who shared with me. Today my husband and I discussed adoption again. We'd discussed it in the past but today I told him about a lot of research I've done and how I feel about moving on to fertility treatments vs adoption. I don't want TTC and fertility treatments to be out of our future forever, but I just can't see myself wanting to get pregnant for a month again. We have had four losses over our three year TTC journey.

So, our next step will be adoption. We're trying to build a house right now, so we won't be starting the process immediately but almost definitely by the end of the year. I hope you all don't mind me hanging out here and learning more about all of it.

Thanks! 

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Re: Official Intro

  • Welcome!

    I'm sorry for your losses. We had 3 over a 3-year period.

    FYI, some agencies allow you to pursue both avenues, if you're up to it.

    GL and post away!

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  • Welcome! We only had one loss but I understand that feeling of being ready to move forward with adoption and leave TTC behind you for now. Welcome again!

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    TTC since June 2009
    01/10- Femara
    03/10- Femara
    07/2010- Clomid with injectables and IUI #1
    08/2010- IUI #2
    06/2011- IVF #1 BFP!
    09/2011- Miscarriage at 10 1/2 weeks
    11/2011- FET
    01/2012- Start Home Study process
    03/2012- Home Study approved and now waiting on our child to find us!
    07/2012- matched with a BM who is due in October!
    11/10/12- our son is born!
    11/13/12- court grants us custody!
     12/28/12- finalization! Always ours in our hearts, but.now also ours forever

                           

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  • ((((Hugs)))) I am sorry for your losses. It is so hard. I have a long history with fertility treatments. It is not for the faint of heart.

    Welcome to the board :) such a supportive group.....we will all be here to help with your journey. 

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    After almost 5 years, 7 fresh IVF cycles and a few losses along the way, we are excited to move on to domestic infant adoption!




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  • Welcome to the board!

    Mother of two wonderful boys! Blessed through adoption.

  • Welcome! Good luck with the rest of building your house, and then with the next steps toward adoption!
    November '11-January '12- Three IUIs with donor sperm- BFN x 3
    April '12-December '12- Foster to adopt- All inappropriate referrals
    January '13-December '13- Domestic Infant Adoption- Never had a match
    May '14- FET #1 with 2 adopted embryos (lost 2 more in thawing)- BFN
    July '14- FET #2 with 2 adopted embryos (lost 1 more in thawing)- BFP EDD: 4/5/15 / Miscarriage @ 8w4d (2 D&C's)
    Nov '14- FET #3 with adopted embryos?


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  • Welcome! Good luck to you!
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    After 2 years of IF workups/treatments and 2 IUIs, we have closed the door on fertility treatments.
    We are very excited to be pursuing international adoption from China!
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  • Welcome and sorry for your losses.
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  • I am sorry for your losses as well.  My husband and I are also looking into it.  We have had a total of 3 losses since 2010.  We are dabbling in it but right now he is working over seas...so I am just gathering research as well.  It sounds like our stories are similar and we may make great friends through this :)
  • Welcome!  Good luck on your adoption journey.
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    TTC #2, Operative hysteroscopy March 2011; IVF #1 long lupron protocol April 2011-cancelled due to poor response; IVF #2 flare protocol May 2011=hospitalization due to abdominal hemorrhage during ER and no fert due to MFI issues. Moving onto international adoption from Moldova January 2013!
  • So sorry for your losses. Welcome to the board, this is an incredibly supportive group.
  • Hello, and welcome.  I am very sorry for your losses.  I wish you the best as you move forward with adoption to build your family.

  • Welcome. I'm so sorry for your losses. We've had 3 losses and are in a similar place as you (deciding how far to go with fertility treatments vs. adoption).

    Best of luck to you. Also, congrats on the new house!


    Started TTC July 2012. Missed m/c & d&c 9/12 11w. Natural m/c 1/13 6w. Chemical pgs 3/13 & 8/13 around 4w. Currently TTA while saving for adoption.

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  • Welcome and good luck!  I've been keeping track of our adoption journey so far at http://weareuntilforever.blogspot.com ; feel free to check it out.  Hopefully there will be something helpful...

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