Why I Dislike the Term “Our Birth Mother”
11 Adoption-Related Resolutions for the New Year
Please Don’t Judge Open Adoption Based on Teen Mom OG
Is Covering Birth Mother Expenses Ethical?
Post-Adoption Contact Agreements: What You Need to Know
How To Prepare Yourself For Placing Your Child For Adoption
I Placed My Child With My Friends
3 Things I Wish I Had Known About Open Adoption Before I Placed
How Adoption Makes Me Love Differently
Adoption And Shame Part 1: The Shaming Of Birth Parents
Why You Need To Do Some Soul Searching Before You Place Your Child
The Parents I Choose For My Child Changed Their Minds
The Person I Want To Forgive | Forgiveness Day
Responding To “Adoption Should Be Cheaper Than Abortion”
What I Could Have Done Better On My Adoption Journey | A Birth Mother’s Perspective
How To Handle Working And Being A Woman Making An Adoption Plan
Learning To Let Hurtful Comments Go
My Three Experiences: Single Motherhood, Adoption Placement, Abortion
Responding To “I Would Never Place My Child For Adoption”
Why I Breastfed My Birth Son In The Hospital
"The most positive and enjoyable experience. This agency went above and beyond. They were always there 24/7 to answer any ques..."
Juliann|2 years ago
"We came to Full Circle Adoptions apprehensive about the adoption process. Marla Allisan and the rest of the staff were extrem..."
Gina and Andrew|2 years ago
"I loved that everyone was so nice and kind."
Jamie Lee|2 years ago
"Berhany Winter Garden was amazing through both of our daughters adoptions. Not only do they provide wonderful education and..."
Kelly Nichelson|2 years ago
"Lisa has been more than wonderful through our home study process. She is kind, reliable, and so great to work with! She made..."
Stacie|2 years ago
"We were very fortunate to have found Gladney Center for Adoption to work with. We had spoken with many agencies, and nothing..."
Brandon and Amber|9 months ago
Emotionally . . . The adoption process is not for the weak. You will feel like you are on a roller coaster ride. Placing your child for adoption
Why did you choose adoption? I have four other children and I know I couldn’t give [my son] the life that I would want to give him financially. I
As an adoptive mother of two, Jamie Lee Curtis – yes, that Jamie Lee Curtis – said, “We look at adoption as a very sacred exchang
It was June 17, 2006, I was 17 years old and (unbeknownst to me) 18 weeks pregnant. I just finished spending the day at a water park with a very de
The whole process of pregnancy is rough. The morning sickness, trying to control weight gain, saving enough money, learning to give yourself extra
Placing your child for adoption is one of the hardest things you will ever do as a mother. When you start the decision process, you will need to de
Everyone needs help from others at some point in their lives; for Cordiella James, this need for help especially hit when she found out she was pre
“In most adoption cases, everybody wants him [the birth father] out of there,” says Mary Martin Mason, the Minneapolis-based author of
Open adoption is often confusing for anyone who is not part of the adoption community. Many may not understand what open adoption involves, what it
Words are powerful. Adoptive families are used to hearing negative comments, but as awareness improves about the adoption process we are hoping to
The steady beeping of a heart monitor. The soft overhead lighting. Blankets, bottles, and decorative jungle animals. I can close my eyes and immedi
The first time I ever heard anything about adoption, I was probably 6 years old. I was driving in the car with my mom and she told me there are wom
Why did you choose adoption? We chose adoption because we already have children and couldn’t afford another child. It was the best decision for e
“So you just gave your baby away like it never happened, and now you don’t have to deal with the consequences.” His words made my eyes sting
If you have recently found out you are pregnant, things can quickly get overwhelming. Here are four basic things every woman experiencing a crisis
I grew up in a Christian home, actively involved in youth group and seen as an example by many. Pure, sheltered, goody too-shoes. I never even kiss