Birth Mother Love

Birth mother love is sacred, beautiful, and heartbreaking.

“The reasons behind this decision are vast and varied, but in the end, it comes down to love.”

The decision to place a child for adoption is not an easy decision. It is not a decision that a bad person makes. It is a choice that a mother makes when she cannot offer her child what she wants in a family. She may have any number of reasons to make this decision, but it is always because she is putting her child’s needs above her wants.

Love is an incredibly strong feeling. It has the power to make people do hard things. Love does not make life easier; in some ways, it can make life quite difficult. But love for your child is perhaps the greatest kind of love.

It’s unfortunate that birth mothers are stigmatized with not loving their children. In fact, these women love their children so much, they are willing to make an ultimate sacrifice. There may be other factors in play to make this decision happen, but it always comes down to the love a birth mother has for her child. Birth mother love is real and strong.

Are you a birth mother? What do you think about this quote? Adoptive parents, how has your child’s birth mother affected your life? Let us know in the comments!

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About

Crystal started in the adoption community as an intern for Adoption.com. From there she became the content manager, and has recently moved to become a content specialist. Crystal has been touched by the hundreds of articles she's read and edited from all members of the adoption triad. In her free time she loves to spend too much time on Instagram, hike around Oregon, and hang out with her husband. Show her pictures of your puppies or share some salt and vinegar chips with her, and you've got a friend for life.

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