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    Reply: Telling your child about biological father.
    Thank you for your input alysag124! It was helpful. I have decided that I will put it off for a few years and...More
    Posted by acr321
    Reply: I don't know where to start
    I am kind of in the same situation as you. My dad adopted me when I was in 5th grade too, but I knew he...More
    Posted by alysag124
    Reply: did anyone else have issues with family members wh...
    Hello Tate, I am experiencing very similar negativity from my Husbands family members. Our niece was...More
    Posted by granny4me
    Reply: Adoption story
    Yay! I wish you all the best of luck. I understand the adoptee's side of the story, and if you have any...More
    Posted by WildSpirit009
    Reply: I'm was adopted...having fears & need an ear & voi...
    I can completely agree! I was adopted at the age of two years, and I know that I may have been raised by...More
    Posted by WildSpirit009
    Reply: taking the plunge into adoption via DFS
    Things have really gotten away from me. "Sam" was with us from August 23 to Dec 10th. We did apply to...More
    Vicky(34), married 10 years, no children. Fought (and lost) infertility for all 10 years. Adopting a baby boy due Christmas Day! Also licensed foster parents.
    Posted by fiannakyn
    Reply: What do you think i should do?
    Hey hun, it's been 3wks since your last post. Is all well? Did you get to meet your LO yet? Facing any new...More
    Posted by RoseLynn02
    Reply: My sister is adopted. I want to help.
    Wow. I'm glad she has a loving sister like you! Maybe tag along with them on the next doctors apointment...More
    Vicky(33), married 10 years, no children. Fought (and lost) infertility for all 10 years. Moving on to adoption, currently in process of being licensed with DFS of Missouri to foster.
    Posted by fiannakyn
    Reply: Hello .... want to adopt
    well his assumption are pretty rare. It also depends on what kind of adoption you're interested in. ...More
    Vicky(33), married 10 years, no children. Fought (and lost) infertility for all 10 years. Moving on to adoption, currently in process of being licensed with DFS of Missouri to foster.
    Posted by fiannakyn
    Reply: Pregnant and thinking about giving up
    I'd like to point out that your child is not a toy to be played with. You don't get to say to your husband...More
    Posted by Anon_73805
    in addition to the foster- I was contacted about a...
    last week I was contacted by a casual friend's 16 year old daughter. T is pregnant and concidering an...More
    Vicky(33), married 10+ years, no children.  Fought (and lost) infertility for all 10 years.  Moving on to adoption, currently in process of being licensed with DFS of Missouri to foster.  
    Posted by fiannakyn
    Reply: A future adoptive dad's take on Adoption and foste...
    That is awesome!! Good idea Vicky on having him write that! Update: Our DS (adopted) turned one in Feb. He is...More
    Posted by FrmGirl
    Reply: Where to Begin?
    Congradulations! 1) you should have a lawyer at least look over your paperwork. There is a lot of details...More
    Vicky(33), married 10 years, no children. Fought (and lost) infertility for all 10 years. Moving on to adoption, starting foster/adoption training with county DFS on March 28th, 2011
    Posted by fiannakyn
    Reply: fost/adoption
    I am active also on fertilityfriend.com -its a pay site so no trolls, but the girls on the adoption board are...More
    Vicky(33), married 10 years, no children. Fought (and lost) infertility for all 10 years. Moving on to adoption, starting foster/adoption training with county DFS on March 28th, 2011
    Posted by fiannakyn
    Reply: Special-needs adoption
    I have started the actual adoption proccess but you have several options within the special needs segment ...More
    Vicky(33), married 10 years, no children. Fought (and lost) infertility for all 10 years. Moving on to adoption, hoping to be able to do it via foster system.
    Posted by fiannakyn
    Reply: New to Adopting
    I strongly recomend checking out www.adoption.org They cover everything to do with adoption, even stuff...More
    Vicky(33), married 10 years, no children. Fought (and lost) infertility for all 10 years. Moving on to adoption, hoping to be able to do it via foster system.
    Posted by fiannakyn
    Reply: My Sister in law
    Thanks for answering. I watched the Oprah yesterday. When my husband came home I told him he had to...More
    Posted by 77elizabeth
    Reply: Adoption issues
    I agree with Vicki. I would talk with the adoptive parents in a non-threatening setting...like a church or...More
    Posted by FrmGirl
    Reply: Where to start researching?
    Usualy your best route is via the DFS, they do straight adoptions too, where the child may have been in a...More
    Vicky(33), married 10 years, no children. Fought (and lost) infertility for all 10 years. Moving on to adoption, hoping to be able to do it via foster system.
    Posted by fiannakyn
    Reply: Eligibility question
    I agree with irisheyes213, it will depend on the country and agency. Do your research I bet you will find an...More
    Posted by KL24
    Reply: finding biological parents
    I would support my daughter if she wanted to find biofather, but I'm not rushing that process anytime soon. We are...More
    Posted by KL24
    Reply: Hello...again
    Hi T! And welcome back! I can tell you what we did and maybe it will be of some help! I told EVERYONE we were...More
    Posted by KL24
    Reply: Hello!
    Hey Deb! I'm not on much anymore because it's just so darn difficult to find my way around here. But you can...More
    Posted by KL24

    Spotlight: Member Stories

    Dec, 2011 Hi, I'm Vicky, my husband is named Ashley (really!) and we've been married for over 10 years. I have PCOS so we struggled with infer...More

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