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Impact of Adoption on Birth Parents
Series: Factsheets for Families|
Child Welfare Information Gateway |
|Year Published: 2013|
(PDF - 361 KB)
This factsheet for families discusses some of the emotional issues that parents may face after making the decision to place an infant for adoption, in surrendering the child, and in handling the feelings that often persist afterwards.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
Responding to the Adoptive Placement
Gaining Control and Resolution
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Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2013). Impact of adoption on birth parents. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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