Impact of Adoption on Birth Parents: A Factsheet for Families
Publication Year: 2010
Type: Federal resource, Online Publication
This factsheet discusses some of the emotional issues that parents face after making the decision to place an infant for adoption, in surrendering the child and in handling the feelings that often persist afterwards. In addition, it addresses some of the emotional issues of parents whose children are permanently removed from them and whose parental rights are terminated. This factsheet may be a helpful resource for birth parents, as well as family members, friends, and others who want to support birth parents.
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