The Importance of a Support System - Deb's Story
"I thank God that He directed my path to California and brought me to family and friends that loved and supported me through this moment in my life." - Deb, Birth Mom
"I have girls around me who have told their story - who are not ashamed of who they are and it makes me feel stronger."
Emmah's first assumption about adoption was she would never see her child again. As she learned more about what adoption could look like, she gained confidence in her decision and desires to share the positives with others.
"I chose adoption so this 17-year-old girl could grow up and be the person he needed."
Unexpectedly pregnant at the age of 17. Morgan chose adoption for herself and her son. She faced many stigmas from those around her and desires to break those stigmas in her daily career. This is Morgan's story and why she chose adoption.
“I don’t have to hide from my son. He can know why I made the decision I did. And know that I love him.” Watch Emmah, the true story of a 17-year-old who chose adoption for her son.
BraveLove Birth Mom Dinners
BraveLove's birth mom dinners are a time for women to come together and build community over a shared experience.
Open Adoption is a Unique Relationship
"Open adoption is not for everybody, but it can be beautiful. If the adoptive family and the birth parents work together to offer the children answers and love, there's no other relationship like open adoption." - Maggie, Birth Mom
"I get to find the best fit for my child and that's huge and it's empowering."
Brittany had never been presented with adoption as an option in her previous pregnancies. This time was different — she felt empowered in the decision she was making for her child and her family. This is Brittany's story and why she chose adoption.
The Adoption Journey is Never Over: Shelby's Story
"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
Healing is a Process: Kristen's Story
"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 couldn't do it on my own... I felt ashamed and guilty."
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.