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Birth mothers telling their stories of placement.

Birth mothers telling their stories of placement.

Location:

United States

Description:

Birth mothers telling their stories of placement.

Language:

English

Contact:

202-430-0378


Episodes

14: Amy - “Secrets in the Adoption Closet “

10/8/2021
Amy shared her story of being a birth mom thorough the eyes of also being an adoptee. The twists and turns of her life set the path to life she leads today as a therapist. Amy talks about her” Path to Healing’ and how “Secrets Keep You Sick “.

Duration:00:47:48

13: Haley – “I Didn’t Know What to Do“

10/1/2021
Haley was a teenager living in Utah facing the difficult decision of telling her parents of her discovery of being pregnant. She was "scared to death”. Through the days of feeling lonely and her feelings not being validated, she moved through her journey of “not knowing what to do” about many situations that she was facing.

Duration:00:47:38

12: Candace – “I Am Good Enough to Be a Mother”

9/24/2021
Candace went through life without a tremendous amount of self-esteem. She talks about her family traditions of doing what they needed to do. She had a resilient spirit. Candace realized that she had more than she lacked to be a mother.

Duration:00:53:21

11: Lori – “Reunion is Hard”

9/18/2021
Lori shares openly what we as birth moms say in silence, “Reunion is Hard”. Lori’s journey shares her desires of her heart of being in reunion with her child. Lori is a champion in helping birth moms steer through the obstacles and “roller coaster emotional rides” of being a birth mom.

Duration:00:45:53

10: Nikki – I Am Always A Mom

9/11/2021
Nikki shares her journey about she is always a mom whether she is with her child her not. Her pathway to healing and empowerment comes through her love and sharing spirit with other birth moms as she navigates this journey. She shares about the years not seeing her child and pending reunion.

Duration:00:41:23

9: Lynea – “I Wanted Someone to Hold My Hand”

9/4/2021
Lynea has long been a healing force in the adoption community. She is a champion in the adoption community because her experiences becoming a birth mom. Lynea is committed to share there is “Joy through the Pain”. Lynea says “ I Needed Someone to Hold My hand”. That kind and simple gesture makes such a difference on this healing journey.

Duration:00:59:11

8: Rose – “Who is Talking to the Elephant in the Room”

8/28/2021
Rose shares her story for the first time with “Birth Moms Real Talk” podcast with the encouragement from an unique situation. Rose talks about wanting to talk about her child but feeling very fearful that she will be heard. She says it was like “Who will talk to the Elephant in the Room”?

Duration:00:46:55

7: Vicky – “Love has No Color”

8/21/2021
Vicky is a birth mom who experienced a challenging childhood like many others. Vicky found out through her journey that “Love Has No Color”. Vicky talks dialogues that are prevalent in our society today.

Duration:00:46:55

6: Yvonne – I Felt Like I Could Breathe Again

8/14/2021
In a way, this is my own Birth Moms Real Talk episode from an interview with Damon L. Davis, host of the "Who Am I Really?" podcast. We discussed my reunion with my son after more than 40 years apart. I shared the loneliness of my pregnancy, my desire to keep her son versus against my inability to do so, the moment I came face to face with my son’s adoptive mother and the search to find the man he grew up to be. This episode first appeared in June 2021 as episode 154 of the "Who Am I...

Duration:01:03:50

5: Kathy – Sharing My Story gave Me Freedom

7/31/2021
Kathy’s heart and spirit is the driving force of her mission to help to others who have lost loved ones. Kathy shares of her own loss and tells how she found freedom.

Duration:00:34:09

4: Nikki – I Am Always A Mom

7/17/2021
Nikki shares her journey about she is always a mom whether she is with her child her not. Her pathway to healing and empowerment comes through her love and sharing spirit with other birth moms as she navigates this journey. She shares about the years of not seeing her child and pending reunion.

Duration:00:41:23

3: Fran – Finding Peace from Unbearable Loss

7/10/2021
Fran shares her journey of placing her child and experiencing “unbearable loss”. Her story shares the intricate journey of the experience of isolation and grief. Fran is now a social worker and has found the path to peace.

Duration:00:40:46

2: Beth – We have a Weekly Date

7/3/2021
Beth shares about her childhood and the challenges she faced. Her journey as a birth mom has their own twists and turns. She is in reunion and shares a weekly date building and healing her relationship with her child.

Duration:00:31:00

1: Kitty – A Recurring Family History

6/26/2021
Kitty is a birth mom in reunion, and she holds a unique position in the adoption triad community. Kitty is an adoptee, birth mom, and adoptive mom. She brings a focused lens to all perspectives and shares openly how she is on a journey of healing. Kitty talks about a recurring family history that adds another layer to her story.

Duration:00:45:15

0: Yvonne – I Felt Like I Could Breathe Again

6/19/2021
In a way, this is my own Birth Moms Real Talk episode from an interview with Damon L. Davis, host of the “Who Am I Really?” podcast. We discussed my reunion with my son after more than 40 years apart. I shared the loneliness of my pregnancy, my desire to keep her son versus against my inability to do so, the moment I came face to face with my son’s adoptive mother and the search to find the man he grew up to be.This episode first appeared in June 2021 as episode 154 of the “Who Am I Really?”...

Duration:01:03:25