Yes, birth parents can make a list of what they’re looking for in a family, from things like religion, race, and hometown to even things like personality traits. Every couple hoping to adopt a child creates a book full of pictures and personal information about their family. It's called a profile book. This is what expectant moms and dads can look through to decide which families they're interested in. Ultimately, the birth parent has the opportunity to choose the parents for their child.
Can a birth mother pick the family to parent her child?
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