Birth mothers are all unique — as are their personal situations, post-placement relationships and reasons for choosing adoption. Lindsay breaks down some of the common “kinds” of birth mothers you may encounter in your adoption journey.
Choosing adoption is brave, and it’s not always easy. That’s why giving a baby up for adoption at birth and maternity leave are not mutually exclusive. When choosing adoption, you can still qualify for maternity leave.
Lindsay sits down with Corey Strickland, a birth mother and founder to BirthMom Buds, to learn more about her personal adoption story and the organization she started to support women like her.
Each year, thousands of hopeful parents pursue each type of adoption. When an adoption is completed, it changes the lives of everyone involved in a beautiful way. But there are still many children who are waiting for a family.
As members of the adoption community, we can come together to better serve and uplift all those involved in the adoption process. So, in the spirit of New Year’s resolutions, here are some ideas to go forth and show support and encouragement for adoption as we begin 2019.
As the year comes to a close, let’s look back at some of the most remembered and touching adoption moments of 2018 to remind us of that joyfulness and hope.
There are many things birth mother Lindsay is grateful for in her adoption journey, but one stands out above everything else: her son whom she placed for adoption.
Birth mother Lindsay will never forget the feeling she had when she knew in her heart that the adoptive couple she had chosen was the right one. She explains how she will always be grateful for them when thinking about her adoption journey.
Birth mother Lindsay reflects on an aspect of her adoption that she is grateful for year-round, but especially during Christmastime — her open adoption.
Birth mother Lindsay explains how the Christmas season is an opportunity for birth mothers to face their faith with gratitude, no matter how great or small that belief may be.