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.
In honor of Mother’s Day, an adoptee in an open adoption explains what the holiday means to her, and how her birth and adoptive moms both have an important place in her heart.
If you’re considering placing your baby for adoption, you’re likely afraid of the intense emotions that you’ll experience after placement. Grieving a loss is normal, but you might be surprised at some of these common feelings birth mothers have after placement.
The adoption journey is full of challenging emotions. Jealousy can be especially difficult, but it’s a common feeling for birth mothers. Here’s what you should know about it and how to respond.