Only a birth mom can answer this question. Meet Jessica. She's a birth mother who placed her son for adoption not too long ago. Want to learn more about her story? Read this.
"How do I deal with the pain that comes with adoption?"
Counseling, support groups, crying, journaling, taking time for yourself, talking about it, prayer. These are what have worked for Jessica. Take advantage of the post-adoption support resources that your agency offers - whether it's a support group or one-on-one counseling. People want to help you process. You don't have to walk this journey alone. Connect with other birth moms who have been there. It can be really helpful.
This video was produced and powered by BraveLove but made possible by our generous media sponsors: The Gladney Center for Adoption.