Caucasian baby boy sleeping on a blanket with a heart sewn on itWe loved this precious perspective through one adoptive mom’s recent experience through open adoption. In this tender and heartfelt post from blogger-mom Lindsey Redfern, we get to see the mixed emotions, from the bittersweet and beautiful experience between one birth mother and adoptive mom. In adoption a child has love on all sides, love-to-love, as she so beautifully illustrates through her captioned photo store here.

” And yet, here is this beautiful vibrant woman who is literally entrusting a piece of her heart to me. I would do anything for her and not just because of her sacrifice but because I loved her deeply and recognized her soul. She trusted me. And I trusted her. This experience wasn’t about me. It was about her and her daughter. It was about what we would share together in this sacred space. I had no idea what I was about to experience…” Read the rest of Lindsey’s blog.

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Heidi Keefer
Written by Heidi Keefer

Heidi Keefer is a Content Creator for Lifetime Adoption and has 15 years of experience in the field of adoption. An author of thousands of blog posts over the years, Heidi enjoys finding new ways to educate and captivate Lifetime’s ever-growing list of subscribers.

Heidi has a keen eye for misplaced apostrophes, comma splices, and well-turned sentences, which she has put to good use as a contributor to Lifetime’s award-winning blogs. She has written and published hundreds of adoption articles which explore the various facets of domestic infant adoption today.

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