Myths And Realities Of Birth Mothers

The realities of birth mothers has long been covered by the many myths that society and media have created. The stereotypes that surround birth mothers are astounding in numbers and incomplete truths. This infographic dispels some of the myths that surround birth mothers.

Perhaps the most common myth is that birth mothers are teenage girls facing unplanned pregnancies. While this may the case for some, birth mothers come from all kinds of backgrounds. Many birth mothers were actually in their early twenties when they placed their child.

The realities of birth mothers are explained in this infographic. It’s important to remember that birth mothers are women that made an ultimate sacrifice, often because of the love they have for their children.

What other myths about birth mothers do you know of? How do you share the realities of birth mothers?

Infographic created by American Adoptions.

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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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