Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Bust an Infertility Myth: As soon as you adopt, you’ll get pregnant.

From the RESOLVE website:

Adoption does not guarantee or ensure pregnancy, and it should not be used as a means to try and get pregnant. Pregnancy is a biological process, and a couple can not determine if and when they will become pregnant.

My side: Yes, everyone hears these stories. The minute they adopted, they got pregnant. Of course they did! Guess what - adopting in itself will not improve my husband's sperm. Any correlation between adopting and getting pregnant lies only in God's sick sense of humor.

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1 comment:

  1. This one is among my favorites. It usually is an explanation for why "just relax" will work. As in, "You need to relax. My neighbor adopted a baby and then she got pregnant because she was no longer worried about having a family."

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