“When Will an Expectant Mother Pick Us?”

One father-to-be describes his anxiety and personal struggle while waiting for an adoption match made him question every aspect of his profile — and himself.

Parents waiting to be chosen for a domestic adoption wonder why a birth mother hasn't chosen them.

During the long wait for an adoption match, friends and family may be sympathetic, but they don’t understand the anxiety that leads you to question every aspect of your adoption profile — and yourself.


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