When we went through our day-long adoption training last December, there were two couples that we met and kept in contact with. Neither couple has children. When we found out we were expecting, I started praying that they would have their babies before we have ours. I am hoping that they are about to experience the answers to those (and many other) prayers! I have known for awhile that one couple has been matched with a birth mom who is due tomorrow. Yesterday, I found out that the other couple also has a match, and the birth mom may be induced this weekend if she hasn't given birth already.
Saturday, November 15, 2008
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Friday, October 24, 2008
I've been putting it off for a few months, now, but I think the time has come to get this story up to date.
Posted by Amy at 9:16 PM
Friday, October 10, 2008
Jeff and I receive newsletters from a wonderful ministry of Bethany Christian Services called Stepping Stones, which offers support for couples facing infertility or pregnancy loss. Some months ago, they included the piece below in a newsletter. I thought it captured the feeling of infertility better than anything I had read before. As you probably know from my earlier posts, although we are not childless, I think that infertility is a feeling I will never forget. (It's also how I found Glenna's blog, which you may have noticed in my short blogroll. Glenna featured this piece as well.)
Posted by Amy at 12:19 PM
Saturday, September 20, 2008
I can't believe it's been so long since I have posted. I don't know if there is anyone left who will even read this because I've left my poor readers hanging and neglected!
Posted by Amy at 6:49 AM
Saturday, August 9, 2008
Posted by Amy at 7:15 AM
Thursday, August 7, 2008
Here's an interesting article about adoption trends I came across today:
"The number of children adopted from other countries increased from about 7,000 in 1990 to more than 19,000 in 2001. That means about 16 percent of the 120,000 annual adoptions in the United States in that latest year were of children from other nations."
Posted by Amy at 2:55 PM