I’m sure just about everyone who is infertile, going through fertility treatment, choosing to live childfree or busy with family creation by other means, all heard, received or saw the message that went viral almost two week’s ago about the two day old twin baby girls that were up for adoption in Pretoria?

Throughout our journey through infertility and adoption, we have, on a number of occasions, been approached in similar ways about babies up for adoption, none of these have ever ended well. I was super chuffed when Parent 24 contacted me and asked me to write an article for them about Adoption hoaxes and scams, this is what I had to say:

My heart started pounding in anticipation when I received that email last Friday. Could this be it? What we’ve been hoping and praying for? You see, we’ve been waiting for more than a year to add to our family via adoption and with each passing month, the age gap between our (adopted) daughter and her sibling grows wider and wider as she gets older.

You can read the full article here: Shocking Adoption Hoaxes.