This is a list of questions gathered over the years from birthmothers who regretted not asking them. As you go through the list if you find familiar things, write them down and make sure you... [more]
Once you've gone forward with the choice of adoption, you may still experience doubt. In fact, it would be uncommon if you didn't. Many birthmothers talk of a sense of peace they experience ... [more]
You should begin preparing yourself for the time you will spend in the hospital as soon as you can. Giving birth is not an easy task and you want to have everything lined up before hand to m... [more]
Each adoption plan varies from the next but regardless of which type of adoption you’ve entered into, you should have ample opportunity to spend time with your baby before placing him/... [more]
With the incredibly important decisions you are faced with, both emotionally and personally, it is often overwhelming to even think about the legal relinquishment process. Even I must admit... [more]
When you give birth to a child, even if you’ve made an adoption plan, you’re the legal parent until you sign the Termination of Parental Rights, and in some cases even appear ... [more]
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