The video stream is from
the Internet site. It is not downloadable, and requires RealPlayer to
A first mother's
thoughts about the rights to privacy and confidentiality
Thoughtful article, well worth reading
A Mother's Song website provides information about the long-term effects
of adoption on mothers and people adopted. And perhaps more importantly,
it has a list of resources and ideas for parents who are facing a "unplanned"
Contact Joe Soll
Adoption History Project
Birth Mother Research
Project (a thesis ... good reading)
Mother's View of Adoption: Suggestions for Reform
Canadian Women's Internet Association
Concerned United Birthparents (CUB)
A Sudbury-based group which enables single teen mothers to support each
other in raising their babies. If you need such support or know anyone
who does, please send them to Cybermoms.
Mother, Author, Counsellor
"What you should know if you're considering adoption for your baby"...
of Adoption on Birth parents
Justice for Magdalenes
Mother of the Brood - The Source
Adoption, The Life-long Psychological Matrix
Australia - Supporting people separated by adoption
Reconnecting Families: Natural
parents "adopting-back" the adult children they lost to closed
infant-adoption. A Discussion for Natural Parents and Adopted People
our Kin - ROK
"Releasing the Past. Adoptions Practices 1950-1998"
Note: this is about New South Wales.You will need Acrobat Reader which
you can download for free. Report is over 250 pages long and takes 2 -
3 min. to down load. After the main page loads, click on the right side
where it says "Reports" and then scroll down to where it says
"Social Issues - Standing Committee" until you see "12/08/2000
Releasing the Past. Adoptions Practices 1950 - 1998. Final Report."
Click on that.In order to read the Report online you must click on where
it says "Report Text" (Adobe) and download it.
Birth Mothers' Homepages
This is an e-mail list of natural mothers only, mostly American but with
some Canadians. An excellent site for discussing search and reunion issues.
At the moment they seem to be having some problems with their site. I
have e-mailed them and will get the link working asap.
the Heart of Adoption - Sheila Ganz
Bridging the Gap between birth and adoptive families.
Parents & Professionals for
Family Preservation & Protection
The Canadian Council of Natural Mothers