9: Lynea – “I Wanted Someone to Hold My Hand”

By D Yvonne Rivers | 09/04/2021 |

Lynea has long been a healing force in the adoption community. She is a champion in the adoption community because her experiences becoming a birth mom. Lynea is committed to share there is “Joy through the Pain”. Lynea says “ I Needed Someone to Hold My hand”. That kind and simple gesture makes such a…

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8: Rose – “Who is Talking to the Elephant in the Room”

By D Yvonne Rivers | 08/28/2021 |

Rose shares her story for the first time with “Birth Moms Real Talk” podcast with the encouragement from an unique situation. Rose talks about wanting to talk about her child but feeling very fearful that she will be heard. She says it was like “Who will talk to the Elephant in the Room”?

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7: Vicky – “Love has No Color”

By D Yvonne Rivers | 08/21/2021 |

Vicky is a birth mom who experienced a challenging childhood like many others. Vicky found out through her journey that “Love Has No Color”. Vicky talks dialogues that are prevalent in our society today.

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6: Yvonne – I Felt Like I Could Breathe Again

By D Yvonne Rivers | 08/14/2021 |

In a way, this is my own Birth Moms Real Talk episode from an interview with Damon L. Davis, host of the “Who Am I Really?” podcast. We discussed my reunion with my son after more than 40 years apart. I shared the loneliness of my pregnancy, my desire to keep her son versus against…

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5: Kathy – Sharing My Story gave Me Freedom

By D Yvonne Rivers | 07/31/2021 |

Kathy’s heart and spirit is the driving force of her mission to help to others who have lost loved ones. Kathy shares of her own loss and tells how she found freedom.

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4: Nikki – I Am Always A Mom

By D Yvonne Rivers | 07/17/2021 |

Nikki shares her journey about she is always a mom whether she is with her child her not. Her pathway to healing and empowerment comes through her love and sharing spirit with other birth moms as she navigates this journey. She shares about the years of not seeing her child and pending reunion.

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3: Fran – Finding Peace from Unbearable Loss

By D Yvonne Rivers | 07/10/2021 |

Fran shares her journey of placing her child and experiencing “unbearable loss”. Her story shares the intricate journey of the experience of isolation and grief. Fran is now a social worker and has found the path to peace.

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2: Beth – We have a Weekly Date

By D Yvonne Rivers | 07/03/2021 |

Beth shares about her childhood and the challenges she faced. Her journey as a birth mom has their own twists and turns. She is in reunion and shares a weekly date building and healing her relationship with her child.

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1: Kitty – A Recurring Family History

By D Yvonne Rivers | 06/26/2021 |

Kitty is a birth mom in reunion, and she holds a unique position in the adoption triad community. Kitty is an adoptee, birth mom, and adoptive mom. She brings a focused lens to all perspectives and shares openly how she is on a journey of healing. Kitty talks about a recurring family history that adds…

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0: Yvonne – I Felt Like I Could Breathe Again

By D Yvonne Rivers | 06/19/2021 |

In a way, this is my own Birth Moms Real Talk episode from an interview with Damon L. Davis, host of the “Who Am I Really?” podcast. We discussed my reunion with my son after more than 40 years apart. I shared the loneliness of my pregnancy, my desire to keep her son versus against…

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