The Welch’s Adoption Journey

San Antonio, TX (US)
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Created 3 weeks ago
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Embryo Adoption

The Welch’s Adoption Journey

by Roberta Welch

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  • $13,000.00

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San Antonio, TX (US)

Roberta Welch is organizing this fundraiser.

Campaign Story

Dear Friends and Family,

We would like to say, first, how grateful we are for all of you. We’d also like to thank our Lord and Savior who has adopted us into His family and made us His own- we who once lived as enemies of the Cross and Christ and by the blood of Christ we have been brought near to our Heavenly Father who is not ashamed to own us as His children. We would say this is where our story has always begun- with and in Christ and God, our Father.

As you all know, it has been our God’s sovereign will to withhold biological children from us since we were wed in November 2020. Brandon, in his infancy, was diagnosed with panhypopituitarism. After the Lord had saved Brandon in 2014, the Lord impressed in Brandon’s heart a desire for marriage and children. We remember the first time we went to see his doctor after we got married. Upon congratulating us on our marriage she broke the news to us that we will not be able to bear children unless Brandon receives an expensive hormone treatment. This was one of the most crushing news we had ever received in the entirety of our marriage because we were both looking forward to expanding our family right away. God had other plans for us. We have attempted this treatment on two occasions, but we were unable to financially sustain the cost of this medication as our insurance and Brandon’s doctor was unwilling to cover the therapy.

We spent nearly a year trying to do the medication only to find out that there had been no change. Although we both spoke about adoption before, it was not until 2022 we were more serious about pursuing adoption and still trusting the Lord to give us biological children. While trying to discuss our options with adoption, we concluded that we wanted to adopt babies into our home. We investigated infant adoption and were sorely discouraged to find out- not only the cost- but the amount of waiting involved in it. Brandon came across a form of adoption called embryo adoption. We were so ecstatic to find this for it would give us the opportunity to experience pregnancy, have babies and take orphans into our home (who may otherwise have been destroyed had their placing parents not decided upon an adoption plan for them). Although the cost is daunting, we are still encouraged to pursue embryo adoption as we trust our God will provide.

So, my friends and family, we ask that you join us in prayer to the Lord to bless us with children as our greatest request; but we also request you give as the Lord leads you in helping us with this journey.

Thank you,

The Welchs

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