Today, 3 years ago, our journey through adoption began! We had just received the devastating news that my 7th pregnancy, conceived via our first FET (frozen embryo transfer) was not going according to plan. My blood test results clearly showed that my hormone levels had started dropping and that another miscarriage was on the cards. We were devastated and I was inconsolable.
I got booked off work and spent a few days at home crying into my pillow, feeling my dream of motherhood slipping further and further away. Did you know that with each miscarriage a woman has, her chances of successfully carrying a pregnancy increase, until she’s had 3 miscarriages and from her 3rd miscarriage on onwards, with each miscarriage, her chances of successfully carrying a pregnancy are drastically reduced with each miscarriage? So when my 7th miscarriage was confirmed, I knew the writing was on the wall.
At some point, during the days of grieving, I logged into Face Book and this was one of the photo’s that greeted me: