Not a Day Goes By That I Don't Think About Her — Hannah's Story
"Adoption is an extended choice in that another family gets to love the child." - Hannah, birth mom
A Typical 16-year-old with Focus and Dreams in Place — Carmen's Story
How was I going to take care of a baby when my Mom was still taking care of me?
I Will Remember That I Am Strong — Lydia's Story
I was adopted as an infant. Even though I was adopted by wonderful people, who loved me unconditionally, I had always wondered how someone could willingly be parted from their child. But, it’s easy to point fingers when you have no idea what you’re talking about.
In Labor on the Night of Senior Prom — Katie's Story
I did not give up on my daughter, I did not abandon her. I made a conscious decision to give her the best life possible, which in our case meant adoption.
What She Reminds Herself on Hard Days — Muthoni's Testimonial
"I love that placement day was not the end of a chapter, but the beginning..." - Muthoni, birth mom
When Your Support People Fail You — Emma's Testimonial
“I was a freshman in college who had just turned 19 when I found out I was pregnant. I was terrified. The father didn't want to be involved, and my parents pushed me hard for an abortion."
I Thought I Was Above Getting Pregnant — My Biggest Untold Story
"My story is not special, there are many others who have a similar story to mine but no two stories are the same and one person’s story could stand to empower, teach, and reach people."
What I Wish That I Knew Then That I Know Today
"One thing that I still know to this day is that I love Corinne more than anything on this earth and that my hopes remain the same for her — and that is to grow up to be a loving, confident, kind, and curious young lady."
Being a birth mother has been one of the most rewarding and challenging roles I have ever taken on. I chose adoption out of pure love and desire for my daughter to have the best life she could ever have.