Adoption, Birth Parents

Top 10 Inspirational Birthparent Quotes

Placing a baby for an adoption takes someone extremely strong with a lot of love and courage. If you are an expectant parent and trying to make a decision on which way to go, please read some of these inspirational quotes that came from experienced birthparents. Whatever you decide to do, we hope these words… Continue reading Top 10 Inspirational Birthparent Quotes

Adoption, Birth Parents, Open Adoption

Birth Parents in Open Adoptions and the Importance of Ongoing Support

There are many important conversations to be had when discussing open adoption, including that of the wellbeing of the individuals creating an adoption plan for their child—birthparents. With Birthmother’s Day (the day before Mother’s Day) quickly approaching it was time to delve deeper into this topic. By hearing from actual birthparents about their experiences with… Continue reading Birth Parents in Open Adoptions and the Importance of Ongoing Support

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A Birthfather’s Story: Part 1

My girlfriend and I both grew up in upstate New York. When Jackie decided to move to Pittsburgh for school, I came with her.  I lived in a small efficiency apartment and drove a one bench truck, Jackie was still in her college dorms.  I was working full time while finishing-up school.  A few months… Continue reading A Birthfather’s Story: Part 1

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How to get Through The Holidays

Reposted with permission from the author Amy S and from the original blog Birthmom buds So, how many of you have a hard time dealing with adoption emotions through the holidays? I am sure all of us who are reading this can raise their hand, and say that we need the counseling more than the… Continue reading How to get Through The Holidays