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New Study Finds Birth Mothers Have Unmet Needs After Placement
Read “Supporting Birth Mothers, Strengthening Families” from the Fall 2013 issue of Adoptive Families magazine.
A new national survey commissioned by On Your Feet Foundation Northern California delved into birth mothers’ emotional experiences and life after placement, and found they had many unmet needs. We present the initial findings.
What was contact with your child’s birth mother like during the first year after the adoption? In the years since?
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• Embracing family and birth family relationships that don't come with exact names
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