Whether it’s been a few months or decades since you last saw your birth child, this guide will help you to prepare for that meeting and know what to expect.
Ultrasounds can be complicated experiences when you’re considering placing a child for adoption. While every woman’s response will be different, here are a few emotions you might expect to feel during this doctor’s appointment.
In all my research on the different routes taken by women in my situation, I knew many considered having a member of the family raise their child. In some ways, it made perfect sense; it was very tempting.
Will you be able to see the adoptive parents? Will you need to get tested for COVID-19, or wear a mask? If you are a prospective birth mother, right now is a confusing time to think about your hospital plan.
It’s easy to find basic information about adoption — but there’s a lot that goes unsaid, too. Here, find the 10 important things that people may never tell you about adoption — but that you need to know.
Lori Antosz Benson, birth mother, shares her adoption placement and reunion story.
No matter what your relationship is to adoption, there’s something we can all learn from one of the most important members of the triad: birth parents.
An adoptee in an open adoption explains her relationships with her birth and adoptive fathers, and what fathers mean to her on Father’s Day.
Openness in adoption is encouraged now more than ever. But, with that openness comes a question: “How much contact is too much for a birth parent?”
When birth mom Erika reached out to tell her story, we were honored to share it on our blog. With Mother’s Day still on our minds, we urge everyone to read her story.