Here is a selection of stories from birth mothers talking about their experience with AAI. To read the full story, click on the birth mother’s names and a story will open in a new window.

Do you want to learn more? Click here for selected articles for birth parents as well as a list of recommended reading.


Jenny’s Story

“I first found out I was pregnant when I was about three months along.”


Mary’s Story

“The doctor had to do a sonogram to measure the baby’s head, and when I saw that, I just fell in love with the baby.”


Tracy’s Story

“The adoption was the most fair thing for both of the babies – my four-year-old and this new baby.”


Lily’s Story

“My son was adopted in July. I chose a wonderful family for him who I have grown very close to throughout this process. He will grow up knowing who I am and understanding the sacrifices I made for him.”