Seth & Jessica

Why We Want to Adopt

Before we became engaged we often talked about having children.  Seth wanted two or three, while Jessica thought she might want to have four or more.  A few years after we were married, Jessica became pregnant for the first time.  We were both so excited--but two months into the pregnancy we learned that the fetus was not healthy.  We were crushed.  We looked into doing pre-natal surgery to improve the baby's long-term chances, but in the end fetus was stillborn at 21 weeks.  

We were not deterred, and tried again as soon as Jessica had recovered.  The following year, Jessica became pregnant again.  The fetus was healthy, but it was not to be.  Eight months into the pregnancy, the fetus was killed by a random blood clot in the fallopian tube.  

Since then Jessica has not been able to become pregnant.  Now, after two years of working with a fertility specialist, we have been told that it is exceedingly unlikely that Jessica will become pregnant again.

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We would be honored to raise your child as our own.  We would love your child, make sure he or she grows up in a warm and caring environment, and receives a good education.

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Raising a child is a blessing and an honor. To us, loving a child means making sure he or she grows up in a warm and caring environment, knows the meaning of family and community, and receives a good education with all the tools necessary to navigate life.

Why are we adopting?

We have always wanted children. Seth wanted two or three, while Jessica thought she might want to have four or more. A few years after we were married, Jessica became pregnant for the first time. We were both so excited--but two months into the pregnancy we learned that the fetus was not healthy. We were crushed. We looked into doing pre-natal surgery to improve the baby's long-term chances, but in the end the fetus was stillborn at 21 weeks.

We were not deterred, and tried again as soon as Jessica had recovered. The following year, Jessica became pregnant again. The fetus was healthy, but it was not to be.  Eight months into the pregnancy, the fetus died as a result of a blood clot in the umbilical cord, and the pregnancy ended in a second stillbirth.

Since then Jessica has not been able to become pregnant. Now, after two and a half years of working with a fertility specialist, we have been told that it is exceedingly unlikely that Jessica will become pregnant again.

We both still really want children, and so have decided to adopt.

We are warm, ready, and hoping to hear from you!

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