How do two women who share a common interest, their child, develop a friendship and allow it to flourish for the sake the child and everyone involved? What can it look like for a birth mother and an adoptive mother to celebrate their friendship because of the love that brought them together?
It is up to every prospective birth mother to decide how much — or how little — contact she wants with her baby and the adoptive family during and after the adoption. But what if your desires for contact change over time?
Placing your baby for adoption is one of the hardest things you could ever do as a mother. If you’re struggling with life after placement, click here for some tips on how to cope.
The people you choose to adopt your baby will shape the rest of their life. Here are several things to consider that will help you find the best adoptive parents for your baby.
Birth parents and adoptive parents have fears about open adoption. Most of the time, these fears come from believing myths about what open adoption is really like. Here are some of the most common concerns, and how to conquer them.
The Georgia story of the infant found in a plastic bag by the side of the road is heartbreaking — but offers the chance to educate about the options of Safe Haven and private domestic infant adoption for those women who feel they have no other choice.
Our culture’s understanding of adoption has improved dramatically from where it was a few decades ago. But we still have plenty of room for improvement. These are four myths people still believe about birth mothers.
Father’s day is a special time set aside to honor all of the amazing men in our lives who helped us grow into the people we were meant to be. Learn more about you can celebrate all types of fathers on this amazing day.
DNA tracking websites like Ancestry.com have fundamentally changed search and reunion for adoptees and birth parents. Are these changes good, bad, or somewhere in between?
Nothing can be quite as encouraging as a story from someone who has experienced the same thing you are experiencing right now. These birth mothers understand the struggles you are feeling, and they are here to tell you that it’s going to be worth it.