Ashleigh was homeless, between jobs, and had little support. Parenting felt very overwhelming and she desired more for herself and her child. This is Ashleigh's story and why she chose adoption.
Being a Birth Mom
Stories Written by Birth Moms
"While the adoption process is seen as selflessly giving to better the life of a child, I can attest that it is also a lifetime of questioning the what ifs and what could have beens." - Shelby, Birth Mom
"It was a long, painful journey, and I still feel all the emotions associated with that. It's a healing process, but never one that just goes away." - Kristen, Birth Mom
"I had to let them go so that we could all live." - Aimee, birth mom, #BraveLove
"Adoption is just as beautiful as it is painful. Another mother completely broke her heart by placing her child, and in turn mended my broken pieces, and gave me the gift of becoming a mother." - Laura, Adoptive Mom
"As an adoptee, I always struggled with wanting to know who I looked like." - Robin, Adoptee