Books: Birth Parents

book A Birth Mother's Day Planner. Mary Jean Wolch Marsh.

Adoption Reader, The: Birth Mothers, Adoptive Mothers & Adopted Daughters Tell Their Stories. Susan Wadia-Ellis, ed. 1995. 288p. Seal Press Feminist Publications.

Adoption Story: A Son is Given. Marguerite Ryan & Susan Norton. 1989. 240p. Dorchester Pub Co.

Andrew, You Died Too Soon: A Family Experience of Grieving & Living Again. E Corinne Chilstrom. 1993. 112p. Augsburg Fortress.

Being a Birthparent: Finding our place. Brenda Romanchik.

Birthmother's Book of Memories. Brenda Romanchik.

Birthmothers: Women Who Have Relinquished Babies for Adoption Tell Their Stories. Merry Bloch Jones. 1993. 296p. Chicago Review Press.

Birthparent Grief. Brenda Romanchik.

Birthparents' Perspective on Adoption, The. 1987. 15p. CUB.

Bitter Fruit: Women's Experiences of Unplanned Pregnancy, Abortion & Adoption. Ann Perkins & Rita Townsend. 1992. 304p. Hunter House.

Beyond Happily Ever After. Sally McNamara. 2000. 229p. Gateway Press, Inc.

Care of the Mother Grieving a Baby Relinquished for Adoption. Rosemary Mander. 1995. 228p. Ashgate Pub Co.

Choices, Chances, Changes: A Guide to Making an Informed Choice About Your Untimely Pregnancy. Carol Anderson. 1981. 62p. Concerned United Birthparents.

Crying Shame, A: A Moving, True Story of One Mother's Lifelong Unwavering Love for the Son She was Forced to Surrender to Adoption. Carol J Tieman. 1994. 148p. Sleepy Hollow Pubg.


Dear Birthfather. Randolph Severson. 1992. 13p. Hope Cottage.

Eternal Punishment of Women: Adoption Abuse. Carol Anderson

Everything You Need to Know About Placing Your Baby for Adoption. Aliza Sherman. 1997. 64p. Rosen Pub Group.

Gianna: Aborted ... & Lived to Tell About It. Jessica Shaver. 1995. Focus Family.

Gift Wrapped in Sorrow, The: A Mother's Quest for Healing. Jane Guttman. 1999. 272p. JMJ Publishing.

Given In Love: For Mothers Releasing a Baby For Adoption. Maureen Connelly. Joy Johnson, ed. Illustrated by Sharri Borum. 1989. 24p. Centering Corp.

Giving Away Simone: A Memoir of Daughters, Mothers, Adoption & Reunion. Jan L Waldron. 1995. 235p. Times Books/Random House.

Healing the Hole in A Heart: One Birthmother's Journey into the Adoption Triangle. Nancy Mac Isaac. 1998. 346p. Mac Isaac Enterprises.

Hope: A Collection of Birthfamily Stories, Poems & Letters. Alicia Lanier. 1993.

I Never Sang You Happy Birthday. Judi Seifried. 1986. 155p. Chosen Books.

I Will Always Love You: A Grief Book for Teen Mothers Releasing for Adoption. Connie Nykiel. 1996. 50p.

I Wish for You a Beautiful Life: Letters from the Korean Birth Mothers of Ae Ran Won to Their Children. Sara Dorow, editor. 1999. 144p. Yeong & Yeong.

I'm Pregnant, Now What Do I Do? Robert W Buckingham & Mary P Derby. 1997. Prometheus Books.

Letter to Louise: A Loving Memoir to the Daughter I Gave Up for Adoption More than 25 Years Ago.

Pauline Collins. 1992. HarperCollins.

Lifegivers: Framing the Birthparent Experience in Open Adoption. James L Gritter. 1999. 234p. CWLA.

May the Circle Be Unbroken: An Intimate Journey into the Heart of Adoption. Lynn C Franklin & Elizabeth Ferber. 1998. 288p. Harmony Books.

More Than Kindness: A Compassionate Approach to Crisis Childbearing. Susan & Marvin Olasky. 1990. 224p. Crossway Books.

My Child is a Mother. Mary Stephenson. 1991. 253p. Corona.

My Child, Your Child. Terry Treseder. 1991. 170p. Deseret Books.

Note on the Mirror: Pregnant Teenagers Tell Their Stories. Julia Loren. 1990. Zondervan.

Once My Child ... Now My Friend. Elinor Lenz. 1985. Warner Books.

Other Mother, The: A Woman's Love for the Child She Gave up for Adoption. Carol Schaefer. 1991. 296p. Soho Press.

Out of the Shadows: Birth Fathers' Stories. Mary M Mason. 1995. 272p. OJ Howard Pub.

Planning a Birthmother's Day Celebration. Mary Jean Marsh. 1996.

Pregnant? Adoption is an Option. Jeanne W Lindsay. Illustrated by Jamie Moffett.1996. 224p. Morning Glory.

Rachel Weeping: And Other Essays on Abortion. James T Burtchaell. 1991. 383p. Life Cycle.

Reconnections. Mary Bradford Clark. 2000. Galde Press.

Reunion: A Year in Letters Between a Birthmother & the Daughter She Couldn't Keep. Katie Hern & Ellen McGarry Carlson. 1999. 250p. Seal Press Feminist Publishers.

Secret-Sharing With Loved Ones: Personal Stories of Telling Children & Others.

Marsha Riben & Mary Cohen.

Shadow Mothers: Stories of Adoption & Reunion. Linda Back McKay. 1998. 155p. North Star Press.

Shadow Train: A Journey Between Relinquishment & Reunion. Patricia E Taylor. 1995. 338p. Gateway Press.

Shedding Light on ... The Dark Side of Adoption. Marsha Riben. 1988. 189p. Harlo Press.

Thank You Son for Finding Me: A Birthmother's Story. Beth J Kane. 1999. 200p. Aslan Publishing.

That Place Called Home: A Sister of Mercy, My Daughter, & the Journey of a Lifetime. Sister Mary Ann LoGiudice, with Paul Grondahl. 2000. Charis Books.

Third Choice, The: A Women's Guide to Placing a Child for Adoption. Leslie Foge & Gail Mosconi. 1999. 200p. Creative Arts Book Co.

Thoughts For Birthparents Newly Considering Search. C Anderson. 1988. 50p. CUB.

To Keera With Love: Abortion, Adoption or Keeping the Baby, The Story of One Teen's Choice. Connie K Heckert. 1989. 190p. Sheed & Ward MO.

Torn From the Heart: The Amazing True Story of a Birth Mother's Search for Her Lost Daughter. Louise Jurgens. 1992. Aslan Publ.

Unplanned Pregnancy: Your Choices: A Practical Guide to Accidental Pregnancy. Ann Furedi. 1996. 176p. Oxford University Press.

Violets Blooming in a Late Spring Snow: A Birthmother Reflects on Adoption. Jacqueline Ramthun, Patricia Hoolihan & Robin Mueller (Editors), Illustrated by Jessica A Johnson. 1998. 100p. Worlds A St.

Waiting to Forget: A Mother's Search for Her Secret Son.

Margaret Moorman. 1996. 368p. Norton.

Wake Up Little Susie: Single Pregnancy & Race Before Roe v Wade. Rickie Solinger. 1992. 328p. Routledge.

Wanted: First Child: A Birth Mother's Story. Rebecca Harsin. 1991. 144p. Fithian Press.

With Courage & Love: A Journal for Birth Mothers. Janet Sieff. Illustrated by Ben Sieff. 1993. 12p. Centering.

Woman-Defined Motherhood. Jane Price Knowles & Ellen Cole, eds. 1990. 234p. Harrington Pk Press.

Young Unwed Fathers: Changing Roles & Emerging Policies. Robert Lerman & Theodora Ooms, eds. 1993. 384p. Temple U Press.

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