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My Birth Mother Story

I was a 23 year old single mother of a 2 year old chronically ill child when I found out that I was pregnant. I knew with in weeks that I wanted to place my son for adoption. I went to 3 ag... [more]

Out on Top: the Real Me

On September 5, 1989, I gave my son up for adoption. He now lives in Louisville, KY and I, in Carson City, NV. It was a beautiful open adoption case. I was actually 7 months pregnant when I... [more]

Why I Love My Daughter's Mother

Yes, I love my daughter's adoptive mother. Although the sentiments I am about to share are personal, I believe there are many of my birth mom sisters who will relate to my words, and underl... [more]

Tough Times Get Better

Hi, I am 24 years old and adopted. I was 6 days old when my adopted parents got me. I have recently started a search for my birthparents and have been able to get very brief non-identifyin... [more]

An Extraordinary Sunday Morning Chat Between Mother and Son

Morning dawned early on a recent muggy, late July Southern California morning. Although not quite 6:30 a.m., it is time for my inner dialog to kick in and convince me to consider rousing my... [more]

To Save A Baby's Life

Hi! I am a 36 year old married mother of three boys ages 9, 11, and 13. I gave my daughter up for adoption on January 17, 2002, due to the fact that me and my husband were separated when sh... [more]


One birthmother's testimony as shared by her children.... [more]

Our First Meeting

I received a letter from an adoption agency about a baby girl that I gave up for adoption in 1991. I held on to it for a few weeks trying to figure out what to do. I am married with a 6-yea... [more]

Choosing Foster Care For My Son

My son was 12 weeks old when I discovered that my husband had been abusing our son while I was at work. I took my son to the doctor to discover that he suffers from shaken baby syndrome. Bec... [more]

For Them to Grow Up Happy

Every now and then I check out what is going on with your site. I would like you to know that I am a birth mother who has given up two daughters at birth. I would like to say that my circum... [more]

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Paul is a happy boy. He has special needs related to congenital and birth trauma which categorizes him as a child with primary medical needs. His medical diagnoses include:... [more]
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