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Birth to Placement: Coping as a Birth Mother

Giving birth is an intense and emotional experience for every mother, but quite especially for a birth mother. The days after are even more difficult. The birth experience of a birth mom is quite unique and the process of coping afterwards is very challenging. The grieving process is a normal, yet infrequently mentioned, part of adoption. Every birth mother, no matter if they are completely certain and enthusiastic about their decision, will experience a similar grief. Dealing with that grief will take time and support. The Hospital: From Birth to Placement As the birth mother, you have control during the…

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Birth to Placement: Adoptive Parents Role

The birth process is a little bit different when it comes to adoption. The physical aspects are the same, but the formalities and etiquette are quite different. As an adoptive parent, you are taking a backseat role in this process. You are there to offer your support as much as you are there to welcome your prospective child into the world. This can be challenging, especially with all the excitement that has been built up until this moment, but it is important to remember that the birth mother is in control at this moment and the most important thing is…