Quiz: What Adoptive Parents Should Know About Birth Parents

One birth mother has a few things that adoptive parents should know about birth parents. This quiz will share with you the common misconceptions about birth parents.

You’ll learn what open adoption can really be like for birth parents and adoptive parents. You will likely find some of your anxieties drifting away. Like how birth parents aren’t out to take back their child. Birth parents want an open adoption because they still want to love on their child, not because they want to co-parent with you.

This quiz has a wealth of information for those adoptive parents hesitant about their relationship with their child’s birth parents. You might even find yourself wanting to reach out to your child’s birth parents to forge a stronger connection.

And while you’re at it, understanding more about birth parents will help you explain adoption to those outside of this special adoption culture. You can let family and friends know how maybe some things about birth parents are just not true. In time, maybe the whole adoption community can be supportive of each other and dispel the stereotypes and rumors that plague all involved in adoption.

Take the quiz by clicking here.

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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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