Adoption,Child,Polycystic ovary syndrome,Rexburg, Idaho,Foster care

Rexburg couple adopting 5 kids all at once

February 9, 2017
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REXBURG — A young couple unable to have children is about to undergo a huge change as they adopt five children, and maybe two more, within the next few weeks. Danizza and Tim Hymas, of Rexburg, have waited eight years to have a baby, and their dream is finally coming true. “The plan was always to have a family but a year into our marriage, I miscarried,” Danizza Hymas tells EastIdahoNews.com. “The doctors told me I have PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) and obviously, to not be able to have your own kids, it’s kind of a letdown.” The Hymases considered undergoing fertility treatments but realized it would cost tens of thousands of dollars. They researched private adoption but, with costs reaching up to $40,000, knew they couldn’t afford to adopt one, let alone several children. So the Sugar-Salem High School sweethearts turned to foster care. “My husband and I had to identify early on if we were emotionally stable for this,” Danizza Hymas said. “There’s a huge need for it, so we thought and prayed about it and then decided to take some foster care training classes.” More than 111,000 American children are in foster care waiting to be adopted, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Child Welfare Information Gateway reports roughly 40 percent...

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