List of Books for Birth Mothers

We have found a nicely compiled list of books for birth mothers. Whether you want to know if anyone else understands what you’re going through as a birth mother or connect to another’s story… this list carries a variety of literature. The Best For...

Impact of Adoption on Birth Parents Part 3

Part 1 ~ Responding to the Adoptive Placement Part 2 ~ Gaining Control and Resolution Maintaining Contact Placing a child for adoption does not necessarily mean a birth parent will never be able to contact the child again. Adoption can have some degree of openness,...

Impact of Adoption on Birth Parents Part 2

Part 1 ~ Responding to the Adoptive Placement Gaining Control and Resolution Each individual’s path toward reconciling the placement of a child for adoption is different, but there are some common themes: (1) resolving grief, (2) making peace with the decision, (3)...

Impact of Adoption on Birth Parents Part 1

This series discusses some of the emotional issues that birth parents may face after making the decision to place an infant for adoption, in surrendering the child, and in handling the feelings that often persist afterwards. It may be a helpful resource for birth...

Old School Vs. Modern Adoption

Adoption is ancient arrangement. It is spoken of in the Bible. Greeks and Romans, Egyptians, and Babylonians all had adoption systems. Despite it’s history, In the early days of adoption, as we know it, placing a child for adoption was a secretive process. Women...

17 Things No One Tells You About Giving Birth

A fun (but mostly true) list of things no one tells you about giving birth… 1. Your water doesn’t break in a ceremonious splatter at your feet. Unlike in every movie ever, when a real woman’s water breaks, it usually doesn’t look like a water...

FAQ’s for Birth Mothers

Why Choose Adoption? Adoption is not a choice any woman makes lightly. However, when you have an unplanned pregnancy, adoption can certainly be a wonderful option for you and your unborn child. Adoption no longer carries the stigma it once did. Many birth parents have...

Surrogacy Surges

As Surrogacy Surges, New Parents Seek Legal Protections In 2015, 2,807 babies were born through surrogacy in the U.S. a number that is up from 738 in 2004, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. In many places we are discovering that once the...

Couple Denied Adoption

We are shocked by the discrimination and racism we are now seeing across the world. Financially stable, suitable adoptive parents in all aspects were denied the opportunity to adopt due to their “cultural heritage”. Although of Indian decent, the couple...