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  1. Birthmother

     

    If you’re a mom considering adoption, it is likely a very emotional time. Being selfless enough to place a child for adoption takes a lot of courage. Fortunately for you, there are countless people who have gone through the exact same thing. Sometimes words of wisdom from those who have been in our shoes are all it takes to strengthen our resolve. Read and listen to poems written by birth mothers, adoptive mothers and adopted children!

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  2. Birthmother

     

    We love video! When it comes to adoption topics, Youtube is a great source of information for prospective birthmothers, hopeful adoptive parents, and adoptees. People involved in the adoption process share their stories to entertain and inspire others. Stories about adoption can motivate and inspire you, so we’ve prepared a list of a few great Youtube channels and videos that are therapeutic for birthmothers.

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  3. Pregnant Woman

    There is a common misconception in today’s society that birthfathers have less rights than birthmothers do. But, the truth is that they are able to make the choices regarding their baby. Birthfathers have the same right to parent a child and the same legal right as birthmothers. Of course, the laws about birthfather rights differ widely from state to state. Many adoptions take place listing unknown birthfathers, but there are also birthfathers who are involved in the decision and they want to know some basic information about the adoption process.

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  4. Birthmom

    Not all pregnancies start with a plan. There are a few options for you if you’re not sure about your abilities to provide for a child. There are also support adoption hotlines you can call and talk through your decision anonymously. Women usually choose to call an adoption hotline because they’ve just started to think about adoption as a possibility and they want to find more about the process. So, if you’re looking for a neutral opinion or just advice about the adoption some of the following adoption hotlines could be helpful for you.

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  5. Birthmother

    An adoption is a life-changing experience for everyone involved in the process. However, there’s no universal law when it comes to adoption as it is a unique and personal experience. Mothers who are considering adoption as the choice for their baby need help and support from their family and friends. If they don’t find the support within their close circles of friends and family, it is a good idea to turn to support groups. Here are helpful resources for birthmothers where other birthmothers have shared their personal experiences with adoption to encourage other women in the same situation. 

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