Birthmothers

Choosing Adoption for Your Baby

Heart to Heart Adoption Utah has been helping birth mothers for years with practical things like good medical care, housing assistance and daily needs. They also provide counseling and emotional support and encourage social interaction. They know that these things will help you remain stable, well-rounded and healthy during your pregnancy. The staff is also…

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Pros and Cons of Having Contact with Adoptive Parents

Sometimes life takes an odd turn and we find ourselves in a unique situation that we never dreamed we’d be in. Suddenly, you find you are pregnant and as a single woman you aren’t sure what to do next. Many young women are lucky enough to have families who will be there and support them…

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I Want to Give My Baby Up for Adoption

Even with so much sex education and birth control available today, women occasionally find themselves in a situation where they are pregnant and not ready to become a mom. If this describes you then you might also be losing a lot of sleep these days as you try to decide what to do. So many…

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Where’s the Handbook? Manual of Directions? Guidelines?

There isn’t one! There aren’t guidelines for learning how to instill pride in a child who has been adopted transracially. When my husband, Mat, and I first looked into adoption, we were laser focused on how to adopt a baby rather than how to parent a child who would create our transracial family. We read…

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It Happened. Again.

Ok Parents: Gear up. It happened again. As parents of adopted children, we are aware that eventually questions will arise with our children regarding where they came from and why.

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