Category Archives: Adoption

Women have negative views of adoption

Mary Beth Seader of the National Committee for Adoption: “Birthmothers encounter individuals constantly throughout their pregnancy, whether friends or strangers, who state their uninformed but emotional opinions about adoption. Birthmothers are called anything from irresponsible, to cold and heartless, and … Continue reading

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Adoption worker: counselors see adoption as a failure

BJ Williams, adoption director for San Diego Pregnancy Services, explains how many  counselors are biased against adoption: “So many counselors believe that only someone who doesn’t love the child will place for adoption. Adoption is looked on as a failure, … Continue reading

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Letter to a birth mother from a young man

When you read this young man’s letter to a birth mother, keep in mind that if not for her brave choice he would’ve been one of the 1.3 million babies aborted every year. “My adopted parents owned a small organic … Continue reading

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Pregnant girls considering adoption face “disapproval”

An article explains that few teens choose adoption because they are pressured not to. There is “disapproval” of the adoption choice. “Despite almost universal verbal disapproval, some girls had in fact considered adoption, but the resultant community and familial pressures against … Continue reading

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