Often, birthparents are underserved during the adoption process. While studies have been conducted regarding the adoptees and there are many resources available to adoptees, there aren’t many resources available to birthparents, who might face difficulty after the adoption.
Placing a child for adoption with a family could be one of the most emotional events in a woman’s life. Despite that, there still are not many post-placement services and supports available to birthmothers. After placing a child for adoption, you need to take care of yourself, so here is a guide for practicing self-care following an adoption.