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4 Things Birth Moms Wish You Knew

We’re just regular people doing the best we can for our babies. Being a birth mom is a one-of-a-kind experience, with plenty of highs and lows. Sometimes, the journey can be very lonely. Placing a child is a very unique, beautiful struggle that can be hard for others to understand. It’s easy to have misconceptions […]

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Writing Your Adoption Profile: Tips from a Birth Mom

What do birth mothers look for when trying to find that perfect match? That’s what I’m here to help you find out.The MOST important thing out of everything you can do is to be completely honest about who you are, what you stand for, and your expectations for adoption. It can be tempting to put […]

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Getting Our Match Call

The wait felt like a million years and I was often discouraged. Then one day I told myself that it would happen when it would happen and I could not spend my life on hold waiting for what might be. I was letting go, and letting God chose the perfect time. I was going to […]

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Surrendering to Adoption

“There were babies growing in bellies and it didn’t have a thing to do with me. They weren’t my babies yet. I loved them and I loved their birth mothers and I decorated nurseries and bought baby clothes and came up with names, and all the while, running through my mind in a continuous loop, […]

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5 Reasons I Chose Adoption

…Instead of Surrogacy There are a lot of options to choose from after infertility treatments. This is why we chose adoption. Making the change from infertility testing and treatment to adoption can be so hard. One moment you are finding out everything you never wanted to know about your reproductive parts and then, before you […]

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4 Ways to Handle EVERYONE Being Pregnant – Except for You

“You find out your route to motherhood will not include a pregnancy, and instantly everyone in the entire world is pregnant all at once—your sister, your cousin, your best friend, everyone. Your Facebook feed is covered in announcements from excited couples, you can’t walk through the mall without noticing a perfectly round belly in every […]

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