Real Life Stories

Simon’s Story

Simon first got in touch with Birthlink back in 1999 in his mid-twenties when he registered on the Adoption Contact Register as an adopted person.  There was no match and next time Simon was in touch was to let us know that he had changed his [...]

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Helen & Kathleen’s Story

Helen had previously been linked with her maternal half sister, Kathleen back in 2008 and although Helen lives in Canada she and Kathleen’s family have met on a number of occasions and enjoy a great relationship. Helen was born in 1942 and [...]

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Nicole’s Story

Nicole registered her details on the Adoption Contact Register in 1995. She had been just aged 21 when she fell pregnant with her son Daniel in 1977. All she could do was register and hope…… In 2015, Nicole contacted Birthlink again. She made [...]

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Fiona’s Story

Fiona was born in 1963 and adopted by “wonderful people”, she considered herself very lucky to have had such an amazing childhood. Curious about her birth family, Fiona contacted Birthlink in 1995 to register her details on the Adoption Contact [...]

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