New-Mom Support Groups

Adoptive mothers have unique questions and concerns. Here's how to get the help–and guidance–you need in an adoption support group.

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Shortly after adopting, Marcy accompanied a friend to a newly established play group for babies. At first she was thrilled to meet other new mothers, but when the talk turned to pregnancy, labor, and delivery, Marcy felt like an outsider. Even though the other women asked Marcy about her experiences, they mentioned all the negative things they'd heard about adoption and wondered aloud whether adopted kids grow up normally. They didn't seem to understand Marcy's joy or to appreciate the ...

Adoptive mothers have unique questions and concerns. Here’s how to get the help–and guidance–you need.


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