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How to Tell Someone You’re a Birth Parent [7 Helpful Tips]

How do you find the strength and courage to share your identity as a birth parent, and tell someone that you placed a child for adoption? As a birth parent, you know that you’re brave and selfless for placing your child for adoption. You should never be ashamed to tell someone that you’re a birth […]

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What If I Don’t Want to Sign the Adoption Papers?

If you’re having second thoughts about adoption or worried that you will, you never have to sign the adoption papers.

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Why I Would Choose an Open Adoption Plan [Advice from a Birth Mom]

Laura is a wife, mom, and birth mom. She shares her story to inspire and educate anyone touched by adoption.

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Foster Care Adoptee to Birth Father: Matthew’s Story

Matthew is a foster care adoptee who later placed a daughter for adoption with his (adoptive) sister.

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Should You Get the COVID-19 Vaccine If You’re Pregnant?

Pregnant women considering adoption and hopeful adoptive parents are faced with the question: Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Is it safe for pregnant women and unborn children? Here’s what you need to know about the COVID vaccine and pregnancy.

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10 Things Never to Say to a Birth Parent

Birth parents are often subject to rude and insensitive comments and questions. Strike these 10 phrases from your vocabulary now.

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When Your Sibling is Being Placed for Adoption

There’s no easy way to deal with your mom placing your younger sibling for adoption. But, there are some things you can do to make the most of the situation and keep your relationship with your sibling.

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A Prospective Birth Mother’s Guide to Ultrasound Appointments

Ultrasounds can be equal parts exciting and difficult when you’re making an adoption plan. Prepare yourself with this extensive guide.

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10 Social-Distancing Gift Ideas for Adoption Triad Members

Looking for virtual gifts for triad members this holiday season? You’re in luck. Check out our extensive guide to find just the right thing.

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3 Pieces of Advice When Your Child Isn’t Ready for Reunion

Adoption reunions are always challenging. There are a lot of emotions to process. If you are a birth parent, how should you respond if your biological child isn’t ready for a reunion?

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