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‘I decided it was time to do it alone. ‘You’ll have no problem getting pregnant.’ Then, one day, I was bleeding.’: Single mom by choice battles fertility issues to conceive, ‘I’m SO in love with her’

“They told me to wait 7 days before taking a pregnancy test, but I couldn’t wait and took one every day. On the 5th day, I saw the faintest line. I started freaking out, asking my parents and sister to look at the test to see if I was dreaming. I wasn’t.”

‘He was born without an esophagus, and couldn’t eat. To be honest, we were scared of hurting him.’ Couple’s adoption of 2-year-old with special needs they ‘never doubted’ was ‘their son’

“I forwarded his profile to my husband. Maybe he’d give a firm ‘no’ and we could move on with our lives. But that night at dinner, he DIDN’T give a firm no. In fact, neither of us could come up with a reason why we SHOULDN’T. We didn’t have any medical records. We were scared. But I couldn’t get this little boy off my mind.”

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