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"I'm glad that the counselors kept up on checking up on how we were doing in dealing with the adoption without feeling like that's all are there to do."


"What I said and what I wanted was honored and respected ... Services were offered equally to both me and the birthmother. We liked the program because it gave us a way to be a part of our son's life. If it hadn't included that option, we wouldn't have chosen adoption. We wanted to see him grow up. We wanted him to know us."

OA&FS Birthfather

Birth grandparents can play an integral and meaningful role in the open adoption relationship and the adoption planning process. However, birth grandparents can find themselves in a difficult position: wanting to support their child to make a decision they feel good about; while at the same time experiencing strong feelings about the choices their child is facing. Whatever choice birthparents make, the birth grandparents are very much affected.

Open Adoption and Family Services extends counseling and support to birth grandparents. Counselors can give you a safe place to process your feelings, so that you can be present to give your child positive and unconditional support.

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