We always knew we wanted a big family and had often talked about fostering, so after a very difficult birth of our sons, (a natural triplet pregnancy that ended in birth at 25 weeks and the sad death of 2 of our babies)complications from the birth leaving me needing a hysterectomy.
We quickly started talking about adoption. After a really great 9 months of assessments (surprisingly much less gruelling than people lead you to believe) we started on the 'matching' journey to find our child. We had a bumpy road, and I'd be lying if I said this part of the process was anything but stressful, frustrating and emotionally draining. However, one day a 'profile' popped into my inbox- A little girl who was nearly 1, loved singing and was always smiling!
We 'expressed our interest' and after a