You will go through periods of sadness and doubt during your adoption. We’ll be there for you every step of the way with counseling and support.
quotes from birth mothers
They were very supportive of all my decisions. They worked with all my requests towards my open adoption. ... They always made sure that my wishes were complied by. I would recommend them to anybody because they were really good.
What has it been like, seeing your daughter go through the adoption process?
Every day I see her getting stronger and stronger and going forward, and making a life for herself. So I know that St. Elizabeth had a lot to do with that... When she walked across that stage for her high school graduation, I don’t think I stopped crying until the end. So yeah, everything happened for a reason and I can tell you, she is a better person. She's learned a lot. But I think it's also taught her another sense of what ultimate love is.
Anything I needed, whether it was I had a headache at ten o'clock at night and didn't have Tylenol, they would bring it to me. They held my hand through everything and provided whatever I needed. St. Elizabeth has been extraordinary.
They asked me, “What do you want in a family? What’s important to you?” I had very specific things that I wanted: religion, background, things they did as a family. The first profile book I opened was the family I chose. I didn’t need to look any further. There was something about their book that completely connected with me. The second I read their profile I didn’t need to see any more. I knew. ... I knew that that was the family.