More than 9 out of every 10 women who choose adoption for their babies request some degree of contact with the adoptive parents. Why? The benefits of open adoption for birth moms are numerous, but below we’ve listed some of the most notable reasons for a woman to feel more comfortable with an open adoption.
No matter what side of the adoption triad you find yourself on, there is a community of friends to celebrate this Friendship Day. Today, take some time to celebrate your community and thank the friends who have helped you through this journey!
An unplanned pregnancy can be a stressful and complicated time in a woman’s life. If you are in this situation, you may not be sure what path is best for you. If you are even slightly considering adoption, you have come to the right …
When you’re considering placing your baby for adoption, you are going through a unique emotional experience. If you decide to make an adoption plan and pursue this path, you will be looking for an adoption support team to help you through this journey. This …
An unplanned pregnancy is a complicated situation, and you may not know what to say to a friend or family member considering adoption. Here are a few tips to best express your support and care.
Had I not started this journey first as a birth mother, I’m not sure I would have known to love as deeply as I do, to appreciate every given day, and to be full of gratitude for my role as my children’s mother.
I didn’t envision myself as a mother or even more so a birth mother, but such a title holds responsibility in me that I now announce with pride and gratitude.
Anyone who gives birth or brings a new child home can experience postpartum or post-adoption depression. Here’s what you need to know about adoption and depression.
If you’ve been touched by adoption, chances are good you will face criticism or judgment at some point in your journey. Here’s how to respond.