One Mother Shares Her Adoption Experience

1. What were the biggest obstacles when you first considered adoption and how did you overcome them?The first thing I needed to figure out for myself was whether adoption is allowed in Islam.  I had a sheikh explain the differences between fostering and adoption. Then I learned the advantages of breastfeeding. This combined knowledge gave me the confidence needed when faced with naysayers.My other worry was about how my family would handle it. I am from South Africa, where the … [Read more...]