“Give Up” a Child for Adoption

Why children are "placed" for adoption and what is really "given up."

Terra Cooper June 17, 2014

The term “give up” a baby for adoption comes with a lot of negative connotations. Instead, use a more positive term, placed, for adoption.

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Terra Cooper

Terra Cooper is a Staff Storyteller at Adoption.com. She is a mother of three-- two boys and one girl who was adopted. She is also a professional wedding photographer, a self-proclaimed foodie, and a TV/movie addict. Visit her website.

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