Community Posts, Tips & Support on Adoption, Fostering & Surrogacy

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Still waiting

Still waiting & it’s making me so impatient my due date has been & gone! Im being induced on Saturday next week just hoping he come before then have another sweep 2morrow 🤦🏼‍♀️ I feel very helpless & stressed xx

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Getting passport for baby as single parent

My child’s father is not on the birth certificate. Can anyone tell me what it’s like getting baby’s passport as the only parent listed?

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My Dream Come True

Just over a week ago my husband and I got a call that changed our lives forever. We had been building up to this for a couple of years but still thought it would take another year at least to become a reality. We were chosen as adoptive parents to a gorgeous healthy girl!! She has been a dream come true and it was e...

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Failed Transfer. TTC Journey over

I'm feeling a wide range of emotions right now. I've yet to do my beta after my fresh transfer, but I just got my period. This was our only blast that made it to day 5 and we have no more money to do another round. We did one round in 2021 again with only one blast and it turned into my son. Grateful that I got a ch...

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Looking for advice 💜

For those of you that are close with your parents now as adults, is there anything specific that they did growing up that made you feel comfortable to be open and honest with them?  I'm definitely overthinking this now as my little boy is only 6 months old but I'm curious to see what people say.  I love my mum b...

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What do you say to someone that is child-less & says being with no children is way better?

I see soooo many comments on posts saying being childfree is amazing, best decision ever, etc. I just want to say something back but idk what because I am not good with rebuttals lol

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Joking with my husband

We are nowhere near having a second child but I keep messing with my husband that we are going to have a boy called Casper to go with our daughter Sabrina 😂

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Embryo Development Day 3 post collection

The embryologist told us that things aren't going well and the way they'd hope. Our embryos haven't been growing at the right rate and so we will go in on Sunday to have an appointment and they will update us and possibly go ahead with transfer but from the tone and sound of things from the embryologist it won't be ...

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Buzzing!

Over the moon this morning 🥺🥺 Only 0.5ml but I’ll take that considering it’s just one boob doing it at the moment and for a first go!

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My sister hasn’t visited me . My baby 6 weeks old . I had a high risk pregnancy . I feel like she doesn’t care and is self never prioritise family even though she states she does . Just her making money

I have spend hundreds of pound of her birthdays in the past even when I didn’t have much money . Always send cards on special occasions . She lives in London and I’m in Liverpool. How would you handle this situations

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I’m joining the club ❤️

7 days past embro transfer…it’s looking positive! It’s my first pregnancy and hoping it sticks 🙏🏽

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Egg retrieval

Just waiting for my egg retrieval, send eggy vibes! 🤣

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I need support financially but the father isn’t the father

Long story short I want to apply for cm but the person on the bc isn’t the father and he is refusing to take a dna test, the actual father and I don’t speak and we left on extremely bad terms what can I do would child maintenance help me get in contact with them to do dna ?

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Notice of Marriage in Scotland

Hi all Looking for some advice, my partner and I are due to get married this year and started to look at the notice of marriage forms. It is asking for his dad’s details and he’s has no contact with his ‘dad’ for 20 years - is there any exemption for this? He is unfortunately on his birth certificate. Any help ap...

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Should I do this reading?

So my sister and brother have lost their father (my step father) due to gun violence and it’s been rumored that he was set up. They’re turning to me to get readings for potential closure and answers to what may have happened and as much as I want to be there for my siblings, I’m weary about tapping into an energy t...

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Pregnant with my second child

I have just found out today I am pregnant with my second child. I am 21 and had my first when I was 18 years old. My child’s father and I are together but have had a rocky relationship in the past he is happy about me being pregnant and wants another child . I rang my mum to tell her as I was pretty overwhelmed with...

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I know we're all on hear to support eachother but I've been seeing so many posts from women lately about how they have had multiple failed transfers. This is so awful amd makes me so sad!

I actually just want to hear some success stories please? I've had 2 failed transfers and I'm just scared now reading alot of posts that have had 6 7 8 transfers. 😭

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Birth Certificate

My child is almost 3 years old I do not have his Birth Certificate I have never had a copy of his Birth Certificate because the father of never had a license or ID or any sort of anything to ID him at the time of the birth and he still doesn't..... how do I get a Birth Certificate to put my child into school All I...

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Going from 1 to 2

How is it? How you manage logistically? A bit nervous 😬

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Support when no village

Just wondering how some parents get the support they need when family is limited? I don't have a good relationship with my mum, my father passed away 7 years ago. I have siblings but they have their own young kids. My FIL is almost 77 and my MIL works full time, lives around the corner and offers some support like ...

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