What Can I Do to Help My Child’s Birth Mother?

Adoption.com Original Video | Domestic Adoption Answers

Denalee Chapman September 13, 2015

Adoptive parents are so grateful for birth mothers. There is a unique love that exists between adoptive and birth parents. Sometimes, adoptive parents can’t provide the support and needs of a birth parents, and so finding advocates is essential.

During this discussion the importance of birth parent advocates is addressed. It is best for the entire adoption triad to have everyone in a healthy state and at peace about the adoption decisions they have made. If birth parents have advocates who act as listening ears, supportive strength and even offer advice, they are better able to deal with the myriad of emotions that accompany placing a child for adoption. Adoptive parents can help find advocates for birth parents as they connect with extended family and friends.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at DenaleeChapman.com.

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