Every hopeful adoptive parent or couple has to write what’s commonly known as a “Dear Birthmother” letter…which is starting to be known as a “Dear Expectant Mother” letter, which is a little more accurate and in-line with positive birth language (Wonder what that is? We’ll write about that soon). The letter is an introduction. It’s … More Did You Know? The Dear Birthmother Letter
Did You Know? About Open Adoption. In VERY SIMPLE terms, Open Adoption means that the adoptive family and the birth mother/family share some level of identifying information and ongoing contact. As we learned about open adoption, we grew more confident that it was beneficial for everyone involved. The birth mother (and possibly father) play a … More Did You Know? About Open Adoption?