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Placing My Baby For Adoption: Why Openness Was The Right Choice For Me

This guest post is by Alli at Neither Rhyme Nor Reason.

It’s been six and a half years since I placed beautiful little Samantha into the arms of her parents. It was a difficult and emotional choice for me.

However, it has not continued to be difficult or emotional. Adoption has become a large part of who I am and to me, it’s a beautiful thing. I believe this is, in large part, because my adoption is open.

Talking to birthmothers who placed before adoptions opened up, I have found that the only thing that they resent about placing is the not knowing. Continue reading