For expectant mothers considering adoption, this page presents information that will not be shared with you in options counseling. This page provides social media resources ranging from blogs to podcasts. If you are an expectant or new mother looking to make an informed decision on adoption or looking to end an adoption plan, please contact Saving Our Sisters.

Adoptee Voices

First/Birth Parent Voices

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Adoptee Voices

Adoption-Competent Therapist Directory


A Critical Discourse

Adapted (Podcast)

Adoptee from the BSE

Adoptee Influencer Network

Adoptee Lilly (YouTube Channel)

Adoptee LIT

Adoptee Memorial Wall

Adoptee Out Loud

Adoptee Queen

Adoptee Reading

Adoptee Restoration

Adoptees Crossing Lines (Podcast)

Adoptee Thoughts (Podcast)

Adoptees Connect, Inc. (support groups)

Adoptees On (Podcast)

Adoptees United (Podcast and legal issues)

Adoption Advocacy Podcast

Adoption: Beyond Myths, Misgivings, and Mayhem

Adoption Healing

Adoption Mosaic

Adoption Surveys (adoptee and first/birth parent surveys)

Akin to the Truth: A Memoir of Adoption and Identity

Angela M Barra

Anne Heffron

Bastard Nation

Beyond Words (psychological services by adoptees)

Bleeding Hearts Adoption

Calling in the Wilderness

David B. Bohl

Dear Adoption

Elle Cuardaigh

Experience Courage

Hannah J. Matthews

Harlow’s Monkey

How to be Adopted

I Am Adopted

Intercountry Adoptee Voices

JS Lee

Kevin Barhydt (YouTube)

Lina Vanegas

Living Life Adopted

Mindy Stern

My Refocused Life Adopted

No Apologies for Being Me (Blog and Podcast)

Once Upon a Time in Adopteeland (Podcast)

Pamela Karanova

Phantom Adoptee

Pound Pup Legacy

Pulled By the Root (podcast)

Pushing On A Rope

Rebekah Henson

Ross John Martin

Sara Jo The Adoptee Hag

Secret Son (Podcast)

Severance Magazine

Signed, Sealed, Adopted.

Sunflower in the Shadows

The Adopted Ones

The Adoptee Diary

The Adoption Files (podcast)

The Bumbling Adoptee

The Chameleon

The Daily Adoptee

The Declassified Adoptee

The Lost Daughters

The Silenced Adoptee

The Swan Project

The Wounded Adoptee

Thoughtless Delineation

Wandering Tree Podcast

First/Birth Parent Voices

Abby Fredericksen

Amber Moore Jimerson

Concerned United Birthparents (support and resources)

Exmo Girl

First Birth Mom

First Mother Forum

Getting Real About Adoption

In Kim’s Words

Is Adoption Trauma?

Letters to Ms. Feverfew

Mothers of Loss to Adoption

Musings of a Birthmom

Musings of the Lame

One Option Means No Choice

P.S. (letters from natural families in reunion)

Quirky Aquarian

Saving Our Sisters (adoption education)

Sincerely,  (letters from natural families)

The Broken Birth Mom

The Furious First Mom

Velvet Bocephus

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