As a birth mother and adoption attorney, I have a wealth of experience and information about adoption. Please send me your questions and I’ll do my best to answer it. I’m always a resource for adoptive families and birth mothers, so don’t hesitate to reach out.

Meeting in Person and One Birth Mother’s Experience.

Today, I talk with Anne, a 60-year old birth mom, who is navigating meeting in person her birth daughter, I’ll call her Shelly, whom she had recently connected with over They had texted each other and met on Facetime, and they scheduled a time to meet in person. Shelly canceled at the last minute. […]

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Are there organizations that provide birth mother resources?

There are a few organizations in the United States that provide birth mother resources.  Many birth parents feel incredibly isolated during both the adoption process and grieving processes.  The following groups provide a variety of services which can help women connect with other birth parents and find the support they need.  However, if you learn […]

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Second thoughts about adoption. Did I make a mistake?

  Dear Megan, I am having second thoughts about adoption.  I gave my baby up for adoption over the weekend, and she is now home with her adoptive parents and I feel overwhelmed.  The adoptive parents are amazing.   Adoption feels like the right thing in my situation.  But I can’t stop crying.  I miss my […]

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Why do I feel so guilty almost 50 years later?

Post adoption guilt is common and really complicated. Dear Megan, I’m feeling guilty.  My son who I gave up 49 years ago contacted me.  He found me because adoption records are now open in my state.  In his email he says he had a great upbringing, wonderful parents, and has a great job and partner.  […]

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How do I cope with feeling like the odd man out?

Struggling post adoption, even 20 years later, is normal. Dear Megan, I am struggling with my emotions and searching for help as to what to do after meeting my daughter and her adoptive parents.  So far all of our visits have been wonderful, but after this last one, something changed in  me.  I have felt […]

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I’m happy to answer your questions, support you, and help you understand what putting your baby up for adoption means and how it works. You’re never obligated to continue, and I will never pressure you to make any decision that doesn’t feel right for you and your baby.

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