September 10, 2008 1:47 PM Subscribe
Going from zero to parents in a couple of weeks. Or less. Yikes!
posted by anonymous to human relations (17 answers total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
My partner and I have been trying to adopt a baby for a while. We just heard YESTERDAY that we've been chosen by an expectant mother who is due in about 6 weeks. But she's having contractions now! She's not in labor yet, and she's being closely monitored, but the baby could come literally at any time.
Of course, there is always a chance that she will decide to parent. But what would you do to get ready for an infant if you had somewhere between two hours and six weeks to do it?
(Asked anonymously because we haven't been able to tell all of the in laws yet.)