"I wanted more for her"
Already parenting her young daughter, Meredith found out she was pregnant a second time. However, this new pregnancy came with extra challenges in which Meredith realized it would be too difficult to parent her two daughters. She wanted to give them the life she felt they deserved. This is Meredith’s story and why she chose adoption.
"I learned that I had control over my options"
Lacy was in high school when she found out she was pregnant. Life seemed out of control. Without support, a partner, and stability, Lacy decided to make an adoption plan. This is Lacy’s story and why she chose adoption.
Just Released: Why Adoption?
No two stories are the same. They're beautiful, messy, complicated. We can't wait for you to watch. Here's the trailer for a sneak preview of what's to come.
Birth Mothers Are Mothers
"To me, this statement validates my place on this holiday. That as a birth mother, I should still be recognized as a mother," Jennifer said. At BraveLove, we believe birth mothers are mothers. Watch this short clip to see why.
Adopted at Birth - Marti's Story
"It takes a truly selfless individual to create life and bless another family through the process. Truly a brave love." - Marti, adoptee
The Importance of a Support System - Jamie's Story
"Adoption is a beautiful, complicated, and messy thing that comes with many emotions. Having the right support system in place is critical." - Jamie, birth mom #BraveLove
Birth Mom Finding Peace - Leah's Story
"Being a birth mom has changed my life in so many ways and I can only hope that me sharing this helps someone out there who is struggling..." - Leah, birth mom #BraveLove
The Complexities of Adoption
"Adoption is hard. It is beautiful. It is complex with many layers. Most times I have no words to describe it. But I have gratitude." - Sue, adoptive mom
"Your story helped me in my decision"
Ali shared her adoption story to feel empowered. She never dreamed that it would impact someone else in this way. Watch now.
"It was 15 years before I met another birth mom."
It was through a BraveLove dinner that Ashley met another birth mother for the very first time. Watch her story and discover what she's doing today and how she's encouraging birth moms so they don't have to go 15 years like she did.
Larry has always known he was adopted, but he never knew his birth mom since his adoption was closed. So he began to search. Watch how his story unfolds and how he comes to terms with the difficult but beautiful realities of his own adoption story.