Learn about and celebrate APO’s ministry in 2019 by checking out our November 2019 newsletter!
As often is the case, our path to adoption kicked off when we realized the typical biological approach to getting pregnant just wasn’t going to happen for us. Matt had cancer in his 20’s, and the treatment left him sterile. Though he had stored away some sperm, our efforts at IUI were unsuccessful (AND stressful!). Continue Reading
I’ll be honest – the pre-adoption days are a bit of a blur at this point, but it all started when my friend and I decided to have babies at the same time. She was pregnant within the first 2 months. I watched her get bigger and bigger and we still had no luck, then Continue Reading
How did you and your spouse come to understand that adoption was right for your family? After almost 10 years of struggling with infertility we decided to start listening to God and He opened doors quickly and easily, making the path He wanted us on obvious. Share your thoughts and feelings on open adoption, both Continue Reading
For National Adoption Month, APO would like to honor those involved in the adoption journey by sharing some beautiful stories, starting with this one from Ashley: “Over 15 years ago, my husband and I went on a blind date that would lay the foundation for a 3-year relationship in high school, followed by us going Continue Reading
My Adoption Story: As A Birthmother By Michaela I found out very late in the game that I was pregnant. I was planning to graduate cosmetology school soon, I couldn’t believe this happened to me. But it did. I was so scared. Continue Reading
Seeing My Sister Become a Mom: Adoption From an Aunt’s Perspective By Blair Groce A year ago about this time, I was sitting in the kitchen pouring a glass of tea for my sister. We were about to head out the door to go shopping when Brittany got a phone call. She stepped outside and Continue Reading