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It takes three desires to make a baby

This week-end we went to a support group for aspiring adoptive parents organised by an adoption association. There were two psychologists and a few other couples. It was very nice to exchange with the other couples about various topics related to … Continue reading

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IVF counselling and support

I have seen many discussions in the last days on the importance of counselling during IVF. These followed the publication of the results of a survey on UK clinics showing that many patients were not offered counselling. I couldn’t agree … Continue reading

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My mailbox and I: adoption report has arrived!

Since the last meeting for the adoption procedure, I have been running to our mail box every evening coming home from work. It almost felt like being a little girl waiting for a birthday present to arrive: “Is it there … Continue reading

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Last meeting with the adoption psychologist!

After a really bad day on Saturday I have been trying to pull myself together. My main motivation was to be in decent shape for today’s meeting with the psychologist for adoption. This meeting was to talk about us. My … Continue reading

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Adoption, abandonment and communication

Today we had our third meeting with the psychologist for the adoption procedure. I found the meeting a bit long but still tried to respond with a positive attitude, especially having in mind that this would be our last meeting … Continue reading

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Dreaded adoption meeting

This morning we had our second meeting with the psychologist for the adoption process. We were dreading this one because the psychologist is quite tough. She can carry on ask you the same question over and over again until you … Continue reading

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Back in the (adoption) game

A while ago, right as we started the last IVF cycle, we receive a letter from the adoption council telling us that we had to let them know when we wanted to start the procedure again. Otherwise they would just … Continue reading

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