Birth Parent

S3E17 Open Adoption from the Adoptees Perspective

Last episode, we had Kelene on the show, who is a birth mother that made an adoption plan 26 years ago. That little baby girl, named Chrissy, was born early and was only 3 pounds. Kelene and the adoptive parents worked together to love this little baby and today she joins the show! This is…

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S3E5 A Birth Mother’s Open Adoption Story

Dausi is a birth mother who placed her baby girl 2 years ago. On this episode of ADOPTION NOW Dausi talks about her struggle with addiction and how she became pregnant in rehab. It was the choice to pursue open adoption that changed her life. When she met Brandon and Corrine, she knew that they…

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S2E15 Kitty Ravert’s Story

New ADOPTION NOW Podcast! We often hear the stories of adoptees, birth mothers, and adoptive parents on this podcast, but it is very rare to find ALL THREE in one person! Today’s guest, Kitty, however has experienced the triad of adoption and today she walks us through the struggles, heartbreak, and happiness she has felt…

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S2E12 Angela Rushing’s Story

Angela Rushing shares her story of how she was brought up in a traumatic household with an alcoholic father and passive aggressive mother, and how this situation ultimately led her to feel unwanted and unnurtured. Before she knew it, she had undergone 2 abortions, and when she found herself pregnant once more, she knew she…

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S1E40 Ashley Mitchell’s Story

Ashley is an birthmother whose adoption story started in an abortion clinic. She shares about her life changing moment and how she placed her baby 11 years ago. Ashley Mitchell has shared her story all over the country through nationally acclaimed writing series, award-winning service, television + radio interviews and hundreds of blogs + business…

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S1E29 Liz’s Story

Liz was young when she got pregnant. She was in a committed relationship but the birth father did not want children. She had limited options and decided to choose adoption for her baby boy. She told no one. After years of grief and a failed marriage to the birth father, Liz radically changed her life.…

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S1E18 Brittany’s Story

10 years ago, Brittany chose adoption. She talks about giving up her daughter and how difficult that decision was. Do not miss this birthmother’s story!! Listen to it on iTunes. 

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