Today we finally heard back from the social worker who was contacting the birthfather. He has agreed to sign the consent! She said the conversation went as well as it could and they set up a time to meet to go over the consent document and have him sign it. That was a big relief to hear.
I started taking estrogen to induce lactation. The protocol is not what I was expecting after doing some internet research, but my doctor went over it several times with a lactation counselor here. My lovely friend gave me a pump and I just need to get the parts that you wouldn't want to share with someone else and am due to start pumping in a few days.
I sent a bunch of documents to the lawyer today, so it has been quite a full day for us! And then I came home to a Valentine box from my mom which included a few things she's been keeping around forever and some new clothes.
2008 - ditched BC 2009 - Started treatments and testsand got a whole bunch of BFNs 2010 - The year of treatments January 2011 - Starting to look into adoption June 2011 - Homestudy approved! July-August 2011 - First match, and then it fell through January 2012 - Matched again! March 2012 - We finally bring home our baby boy!