How Adopting A Baby Made My Heart Grow Bigger

This guest post is by Paige Knipfer, an adoptive mother.

Adoption has changed me for the better. I wouldn’t be the person I am today without experiencing infertility and becoming an adoptive mom.

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To Any Birthmother Who’s Having ‘One Of Those Days’

This guest post is by Andrea, a birthmother.

Adoption is so hard sometimes. It’s a life full of tears.

Before I chose adoption for my baby I was hardly an emotional person. That definitely has changed post-placement.

I cry weekly. And it’s expected. Especially in the first year.

The first year is the hardest year after placement. You will have days full of “what ifs” “whys” and “hows”.

You’ll be angry at everyone involved in your decision.

You will wonder if there was anything you could have done differently.

You will question what life would be like if you had parented.

That’s ok! You wouldn’t be human if you didn’t have those thoughts and emotions.

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