Birth Mother Doubts and Dissatisfaction After Placement
Expectant Mother vs. Birth Mother: What’s the Difference
Reunited. It Feels So Good
Australian Genealogist Learns He’s Adopted Through DNA Testing
The Pain is Real. Really Painful.
How Do I “Put My Baby Up” for Adoption?
Why I’m Searching for My Korean Birth Parents – An Interview with Matt Blanchard
What Should I Call My Birth Child?
Missouri Updates Adoption Laws
Why Don’t We Talk About Biological Fathers More?
Turning Tragedy into Hope
Artist Finds New Culture Through Reunion
“Alexa, What Is Adoption?”
Senate Passes the Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act
Luke and Leia Were Adopted: A Star Wars Write-Up
“A New Dress”: This Is Why
How Does Placing a Baby for Adoption Affect Teen Mothers?
How We Came To the Path of Adoption
5 Great Reunion Stories You Should Know About
Woman Found Her Biological Parents
Every time I mention to anyone that I am a birth mom, I hold my breath and wait for the questions. Sometimes they come with voices full of love, an
You found out you were pregnant and are not in a position to raise a child yourself. So you have decided to make an adoption plan, but the term “
Matt Blanchard is a member of the Trustify team and was adopted at five months old from Korea in 1989. He’s wanted to meet his birth parents sinc
Adoption terminology can be confusing, especially when it comes to titles. You are a mother biologically, but that child now has a different mom. A
If adopted, what steps would you take to find information regarding your background, heritage, or biological family? What if all of the avenues you
Deadbeat. Baby Daddy. Sperm Donor. These are very derogatory terms for biological fathers—sometimes deservedly so, sometimes not. Biological fath
“A child born to another woman calls me mom. The magnitude of that tragedy and the depth of that privilege are not lost on me.” —Jody Lan
Adoptee and artist Froyle Davies spent 47 years of her life in Australia. She discovered her Maori lineage when she traced her birth father to New
With all the different videos circulating on the internet of answers Alexa gives to questions, I started to wonder what she would say about adoptio
7.8 million. That’s the number of children being raised by family members who are not their birth parents. 2.6 million. That’s the number of gr
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, the Senator of Naboo and a Jedi-warrior-turned-dark-lord ushered two infants into the universe. While t
When we adopted my daughter, now 2, I knew very little about adoption. I knew nothing of open adoption. However, I knew she would one day ask quest
The teenage years are hard as it is, and when you add an unplanned pregnancy and adoption placement on top of it, things get all kinds of complicat
I wanted to be married, have a couple years alone with my husband, and then have a baby at age 30. That was the plan. Oddly, the priest who married
So many beautiful and memorable adoption reunion stories have touched my life through the years, as the founder of Trustify, the first technology p
Most everyone has a curiosity about their heritage. Some adopted children want to know any genetic medical issues, interests, and personality trait