Our Placement Story

Every adoption placement story is different. Venture into the inner lives of this family and their open adoption through a series of beautiful and emotional images.

Bittersweet images of our adoption placement story

Every adoption is different, and so is every placement. Here is our placement story from my point of view as the adoptive mother.

Before I saw our birth mother on the day of placement, I was a mess. I hadn’t eaten or slept much the three days before. I didn’t know if I could go through with putting her though the pain that this placement would cause. I love her so much and didn’t want to cause her any pain.

View the slideshow here. 


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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