23: Nikki – I Am Always A Mom

By D Yvonne Rivers | 03/18/2022 |

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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22: Yvonne – I Felt Like I Could Breathe Again

By D Yvonne Rivers | 03/04/2022 |

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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20: Marcie – “What’s in Your Secret Shoebox?”

By D Yvonne Rivers | 01/28/2022 |

Marcie expresses her miraculous find in the closet in a shoebox. Hear about her premise and story in her book, “ The Shoebox Effect “. We learn about how Marcie “buried” memories from years before as many birth mothers. Her beloved pet leads her to explore and uncover all the secrets and pain in her life.

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19: Autunm – “I Didn’t Know”

By D Yvonne Rivers | 01/14/2022 |

Autunm shares her unique experience of becoming a ‘Birth Mom’. I witness people when they hear her story that their mouths open wide, and their eyes become large. Listen to Autunm share her experiences as a Birth Mom of “Leaving the hospital with Empty Arms” as other Moms and the path of growth and healing…

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18: Madison – ‘Start Saying “Yes” to Yourself”

By D Yvonne Rivers | 12/10/2021 |

We talk to Madison about being Pregnant at 19 and wondering on whether she is truly a MOM. Follow Madison as she shares about her journey with family and how kinship became the logical answer to Madison. Birth Moms sometimes think that “ We are “Bad Girls” because of the “shame” placed on us or accepted by…

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17: Kristen and Lindsey – “Just the Two of Us – The Journey Continues – Part 2″

By D Yvonne Rivers | 11/27/2021 |

Birth Moms Real Talk has its first duo podcast interview with Kristen, a birth mom and Lindsey, her daughter also a birth mom, yes, it’s complicated but you will enjoy the conversation of being outcast and bullied and finding solid ground to become who they are today. Adoption spans over several generations affected with Kristen…

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16: Kristen and Lindsey – “The Two of Us: Love Never Failing“

By D Yvonne Rivers | 11/05/2021 |

Birth Moms Real Talk has its first duo podcast interview with Kristen, a birth mom and Lindsey, her daughter also a birth mom, yes, it’s complicated but you will enjoy the conversation of being outcast and bullied and finding solid ground to become who they are today. Adoption spans over several generations affected with Kristen…

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15: Rosalie – “Forgiveness Helped Me To Heal“

By D Yvonne Rivers | 10/22/2021 |

Rosalie is a mom who experienced many life changes after becoming a birth mom. She experienced the “shame” of exile in her home as well as her ‘voice’ of a mom along with her daughter, Emily. Rosalie shares what helped her for many years before her reunion and speaks about “Hope and Expectation” and Forgiveness…

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14: Amy – “Secrets in the Adoption Closet “

By Jonas Lima | 10/08/2021 |

Amy shared her story of being a birth mom thorough the eyes of also being an adoptee. The twists and turns of her life set the path to life she leads today as a therapist. Amy talks about her” Path to Healing’ and how “Secrets Keep You Sick “.

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13: Haley – “I Didn’t Know What to Do“

By D Yvonne Rivers | 10/01/2021 |

Haley was a teenager living in Utah facing the difficult decision of telling her parents of her discovery of being pregnant. She was “scared to death”. Through the days of feeling lonely and her feelings not being validated, she moved through her journey of “not knowing what to do” about many situations that she was…

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