I Didn’t Love My Child At First Sight

When Nancy Hall envisioned finally completing the adoption process and bringing her daughter home, she imagined that it would be a joyful time for her family.

What she didn’t anticipate was that her daughter would scream and cry nearly constantly for many months after they brought her home. That she wouldn’t be able to look at her daughter and say “I love you” and mean it for a full year. That instead of feeling maternal bliss, she would be plunged into a deep depression.

Read her story here.

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Rachel Skousen

Rachel has a long-held passion for adoption that was sealed through her work as the content manager at Adoption.com. She currently works as a content specialist at Adopting.org, finding and sharing amazing adoption content from across the web. She is a mom of three and loves reading and napping in her spare time.

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