A birth mom describes her adoption journey and the friendship she developed through her open adoption.
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Birth Mother’s Day is just around the corner – May 13th, 2017! In honor of Birth Mother’s Day, FIA is sharing a story from one of our many special families. “We are Kathy and Dave (not pictured), we adopted Lucy 5 years ago. We have a very open adoption with her birth mother and her family. We could not be … Read More
“Our Case Manager was a pleasure to work with. For going through such a life-changing event and supporting us throughout our entire pregnant journey, she became like family. She was a friend to both of us, and our families. She made it possible to not only meet and befriend our adoptive parents, she made it possible to make them part … Read More
“My Case Manager helped me with everything that I asked, from sending me profiles of the adoptive parents that I had specifically told her, to getting me taken care of with my counselor that FIA had provided me to meet in person. I was nervous about meeting the adoptive parents but when I met them they were great. I actually … Read More
“When I had my son, I wasn’t sure what to do. I didn’t find out I was pregnant until I was very far along in the pregnancy. I was already a single mom with a toddler at home. I had recently gotten sole custody of my daughter and was beginning to turn our lives around. I knew if I brought … Read More
“I worked closely with the family I chose through my pregnancy, she went with me to most of my OBGYN appointments and was even in the delivery room with me when my daughter was born. My Case Manager made all of this possible and helped quickly and successfully work through any concerns or problems I or the adopting family had.” … Read More
“This experience was by far the hardest obstacle I’ve been through in my life. I can honestly say there was NO WAY I could have done it without my Case Manager. She was such an easy person to talk to. She always knew just what to say to make me smile or laugh. For two people who never knew each … Read More