How Can I Help My Child’s Birth Mother Through Grief?

It doesn’t matter if it was yesterday or thirty years ago, your child’s birth mother said goodbye to parenting her baby, her waves of grief are real and often long-lasting. Sure, she is content with the decision she made, and likely she couldn’t hope for better parents for her child than you. But, that doesn’t fill the hole or erase her pain. But what can you do? You know, by heart, the list of things you can’t do:

The following ideas could make a little difference in how your child’s birth mother works through her grief:

Remember that time really is a great healer too. When in the midst of deep grieving, that’s a hard concept to accept. But it’s a truth. It will get easier, and life will go on!