My mother chose not to hold or even see me after I was born, as she knew she wouldn't be able to let me go.
My view that every kid deserves a happy childhood, no matter what, has been hard to live up to.
Despite multiple trips overseas and pages of correspondence, Mike Wilson was blocked at every turn in his quest to find his birth mother.
When I tell people I underwent fertility treatment in India they look at me as if I am mad.
Woman abandoned in a Burger King bathroom as a newborn gets the hug she waited a lifetime for.
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Faced with an impossible choice at age 15, giving her baby away leads to 24 years of love.
I thank my birth mother for having the good sense to realise she was not in a position to raise me.
Sandy and David thought they were done with child rearing, but then they became foster parents.
You'll be amazed at some of the hurtful, ignorant things people have said to these adopted girls and their mum.
A woman abandoned at a Burger King as a newborn 27 years ago has turned to the internet to try and track down her birth mother.
Two young women on opposite sides of the world have connected on social media and discovered they are twins.
The woman who inspired the film Philomena has launched a campaign calling for access to adoption records.
The internet has had a 'transformative impact' on the adoption process, but not all of it has been positive.
Annie Harrington has had mixed emotions about trying to contact her birth mother.
Adoption was something I wished for when my world was suddenly turned upside-down.
The trauma of being separated from my biological mother continues to haunt me like a darkened cumulus cloud.
I was adopted as a baby, only a few days old, to my mum and dad. They were always open about the fact my brother and I were adopted.
I was 17 and half way through my last year of high school and I was pregnant.
When I was 12, I found my birth certificate and some unknown bloke was named as my father.
As a young couple we didn't think there would be a problem having children. We were wrong. We chose to go down the adoption path.
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