Born Broken: An Adoptive Journey
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About "Born Broken: An Adoptive Journey"
You look into this beautiful child's eyes and suddenlyrealize all the love you have to give, all the hopes youhad for them can't change the damage done to themin the womb before they ever had a chance. This is theheartbreaking reality for some adoptive parents as theyrealize the lifelong consequences of alcohol use duringpregnancy. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder is a leadingcause of birth defects and developmental disabilities inthe United States. What do you do when the fairy talefamily you believed in suddenly seems to be falling apartin the face of this harsh reality? Author Kristin Berry:There is no need to struggle alone or in isolation.Other families know what you are going through. Findstrength in not only your faith, but in the communityof others who understand your heartache anddisappointment, and the desperate need to helpthese children have a future.
Meet the Author
Author KRISTIN BERRY and her husband Mike saw the need for foster parents after adopting their first child, and after having cared for 22 children, they are parents to seven more children, which they have adopted. Two have been diagnosed with a form of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD). There is no cure for FASD, but there is still hope and encouragement to be found for the millions of families affected by FASD. Kristen and Mike have their ministry at confessionsofanadoptiveparent.com, which has tens of thousands of visitors each month, and a popular podcast.