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  1. Birthmother

    Adoption can play with the emotions of a birthmom in ways that some parents will never understand. Though making the decision to adopt can be one of the most difficult decisions for any mother to make, it can also be one of the most rewarding.  It may offer the most sound truth for the woman who chooses to love her child in perhaps the most courageous way...through placement. We've compiled a list of thought provoking and encouraging #birthmomstrong quotes for you as you are grappling with your thoughts, understanding pregnancy and considering adoption. 

     

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  2. Birthmother

    If you want your adoption to go smoothly and to avoid having any regrets, there are some things you need to keep in mind. First of all, the adoption process is a very emotional time for both the adoptive parents and the birth mother. Your role as an adoptive parent is not only to paint yourself in the best light; you should also try to do whatever you can to truly empathize with the birth mother and to make the whole situation easier for her. These are just a couple of pointers for you to follow if you’d like to make that happen.

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  3. In most cases deciding to place your child for adoption is a challenging decision. But in the event that adoption seems like your best choice, you may find yourself contemplating how to tell the birth father about that option. In most cases, the father doesn’t have the right to stop his partner from opting for adoption, but it’s a sensitive topic nevertheless. Here’s what you can do to make sure you communicate your feelings and plans in the best possible way.

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  4. Birthmom

    Giving birth is one of the hardest things a woman can do. There are so many scenarios that can take place during labor and delivery, and so many things that can surprise you, especially if you are not prepared. It is natural to be a little scared or nervous. To better prepare yourself for what awaits you, here are some completely normal things you might be worrying about and some great tips on how to handle them.

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  5. Birthmother

    Pregnancy can be taxing on the body, and it is common to have some issues when pregnant. There are many common pregnancy symptoms which you have to deal with. When the body starts to change and prepare for having a baby, it is under a lot of stress, which can cause discomfort. That is why we have prepared a short list of the most common pregnancy symptoms and ways to deal with them.

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