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Meeting A Prospective Birthmother For The First Time: How To Make the Most of It

This guest post is by Michelle Erich at Michelle Erich Law.

As an adoption attorney, I love making that long awaited phone call to adopting parents and saying the magical words “A birth mother has chosen you and wants to meet you.”

Sometimes I hear screams or sputters or absolute silence on the other end of the line, but eventually real words form and the response is some version of: “Oh, my God! I am so scared. What if she doesn’t like me? What do I say to her?” Continue reading