Birth Mother Love: Placing A Child Isn’t About Not Enough Love

“It takes sacrifice and a willingness to put that child above your own wants…”

One of the biggest misconceptions about birth mothers is that they didn’t love their child and that’s why they placed for adoption. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Birth mother love is about loving your child so much, that you want him or her to have more than what you can give right now.

“I don’t know anybody who has sacrificed more than a birth mother who’s given up a child,” said a birth grandma.

Birth Mother Love

It’s the ultimate sacrifice to place a child with another family. It is not done because a woman does not love her child. It is done because she loves her child so much she is willing to sacrifice what she wants for what is best for her child. A birth mother demonstrates that she would be a great mother because of this sacrifice.

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Crystal started in the adoption community as an intern for 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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