1. What led you to adoption? I was single and didn't have any support for parenting. I felt like adoption was the only choice I had. 2. Briefly describe your feelings during pregnancy, at the hospital, and the time with your child prior to separation. Fear and depression. I dreaded the day I went into … Continue reading Maureen // Mother
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1. What led you to adoption? Being single, pregnant with no support. Plus, being led to feel I would ruin his life. 2. Briefly describe your feelings during pregnancy, at the hospital, and the time with your child prior to separation. When I was three months pregnant it became real. I was flooded with love … Continue reading Linda // Mother
What led you to adoption? My now ex husband suggested it when I found out he was going to prison. Briefly describe your feelings during pregnancy, at the hospital, and the time with your child prior to separation. I spent a LOT of time forcing myself to "not bond" with my baby during pregnancy, i … Continue reading Shyanne // mother
What led you to adoption? Nothing “led” me to adoption. Adoption found me. Though I pretty much knew from the start that I would never be allowed to keep my baby, I had hoped that a miracle would happen. It didn’t. My mother had been struggling to keep a roof over our heads and food … Continue reading Lesley // Mother
What led you to adoption? When I found out I was pregnant with my daughter, it was 2001, I was 22, and already a single mom to my son. My daughter’s father wasn’t supportive and wanted abortion, we split and I gave up. Mix that in with ignorance, low self-esteem, lack of support, dysfunctional views/experiences … Continue reading Niki // Mother
What led you to adoption? My intentions were to parent my daughter. I tried to make things work for several months, but around 8 months I was completely broken by a lack of resources and social support. My mother insisted that my daughter be placed for adoption. I regrettably conceded and contacted an agency. Briefly … Continue reading Katie // Mother