What Do I Need to Know About Adoption Terminology?

Those who have not been a part of the adoption community may not know appropriate terminology…[the] birth mothers and professionals discuss not only appropriate terminology, but also what terms feel comfortable to them, specifically…One of our birth mothers shares with us the reasons she prefers the term “placed” when talking about the choice she made for her child. “Placing is something you do gently and with your heart,” she tells us.

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