There are hundreds of thousands of children awaiting adoption around the world. In the United States alone, according to the Adopt America Network, there are 130,000 children in the U.S. foster care system waiting to be adopted. Children are awaiting adoption for many reasons.
Children with medical issues can be more difficult to place with adoptive families. While adopting a child with special medical needs can be frightening, it can also be the answer to prayer. Adoptive parents have a chance to make a miracle happen, but one of the most amazing things to witness is how much joy the adopted child can bring to a special family.
Today's show will feature an adoptive mother who, along with her supportive husband, decided to adopt a child with a congenital heart defect. Tune in to hear about the miracles that have happened since Becky and Joe adopted little Tess. You'll also learn about what adoptive parents need to be aware of once they've made the decision to adopt a child with special medical needs.