Mum spent almost 50 years looking for the baby she gave up as a teenager to find she was living just 11 miles away
Parents shamed into giving up babies for adoption deserve an apology
The road to creating an adoption reunion can be long and winding
For adopted people, Father’s Day can be a cause for curiosity, pleasure or distress. Having two sets of parents, the ones that brought you up and the ones that give birth to you, comes with the territory.
IAN Todd had some difficult decisions to make as a big birthday beckoned. So, where do I begin?
There’s an awful lot to learn about adoption as three social work masters students found out on a two-week placement at Birthlink
WHEN Ali Stevens started searching for the father whom she had never known, her aim was to find out medical history that might help her sick son.
DNA analysis could open a window onto family history,
Helping to heal wounds is key for Birthlink, writes Gary Clapton
EVELYN ROBINSON says the pain of losing her own child during the 70s has driven her to right the wrongs caused by forced adoption. read more:
Phoning is the best way to discuss feelings, says Gary Clapton Here’s Daniel’s story. “The first time I ever spoke to my mother was on the phone. I was 32 and she was 51. “I had never spoken to my …
Billy MacFarlanes search for his mother gave him a family he never knew existed. Full Story: http://donegalnews.com/2014/11/charity-united-brother-with-long-lost-siblings/
Cheryl Livingstone takes a look at the lives of families separated by adoption, who have been reunited thanks to the efforts of a Scottish charity. Unlike many adopted children, Peter Burnett knew a lot about his background. Born in Turriff, …
Click here to read the article at the Scotsman.com, or read it below. Seminal 1970s work on adoption holds true to this day, writes Malcolm Hill For much of the 20th century, in Britain and most western countries, many aspects …
Click here to read this article at TheScotsman.com, or read it below. Family histories can frustrate and reward, says Jennifer McNiven I work with Birthlink, a charity providing a range of services to individuals and families affected by adoption, as …