Author Archives: Catherine Anderson

One child brought through adoptive motherhood, one through biological motherhood

“True Love, Times Two”

“True Love, Times Two”

I used to wonder whether my love for my son would be more intense if I'd given birth to him. Having a biological child validated the depth of my feelings the first time around.

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An amended birth certificate

“Certificate of Live Birth and Parentage”

The document we receive is not called a Mothering Certificate, it's a Certificate of Live Birth. So why isn't the birth mother's name on there?

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