National Birth Mother’s Day on the Saturday before Mother’s Day honors birth mothers offers a show of support. May 9, 2020, is a day to recognize the biological mothers of adopted children.

My Fairy Birthmother: A Keepsake Storybook for Birthmothers, Adopted Children & Their Families Hardcover – June 1, 2018

by Mary Huron Hunter  (Author), Avery Hunter (Author)
My Fairy Birthmother: A Keepsake Storybook for Birthmothers, Adopted Children & Their Families

by Mary Huron Hunter  (Author), Avery Hunter (Author)

Each birth mother’s experience is personal. While the day originated as a day of solidarity, education, and compassion, it has evolved and may be received with a mixture of emotions. It may also be viewed as a celebration of the life a birth mother has brought into the world and has chosen to share with another family. Children of adoption may even also participate in the day, celebrating their birth mothers and the life they gave them. 

The Book of Answers from your Birth Mother: A guided journal for Birthmothers to share thier life story by Ms. Jenny Lynn Delaney (2010-09-26) Mass
The Book of Answers from your Birth Mother: A guided journal for Birthmothers to share thier life story by Ms. Jenny Lynn Delaney

While my parents celebrated a long life together, not everyone has that background. I’ve had lots of close friends who have searched and are still looking for their birth mothers. While we may not understand their reasons it is important to know this was the best choice available at the time.

If you were adopted you should remember that you’re new family chose you. If that’s not your story it doesn’t have to change who you want to be. We all have the choice of who we want to be. It’s defined, not by your past but the shape you want to make your future. If you don’t know it or someone forgot to tell you, every one of us is special and can do great things with your life.

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World Hardcover – April 4, 2017

by Admiral William H. McRaven (Author)
Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World

by Admiral William H. McRaven (Author)

HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalBirthMothersDay

On this day, learn about the adoption process. Understand that each birth mother comes to adoptions for different and very personal reasons. Families and birth mothers will experience this day differently from family to family. For some, it may be a quiet and solemn day spent bonding with other birth mothers. For others, the adoptive families and children may spend the day celebrating birth mothers with cards and gifts similar to Mother’s Day. 

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by 23andMe


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Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards ~ Soren Kierkegaard

Use #NationalBirthMothersDay to share on social media. 

NATIONAL BIRTH MOTHER’S DAY HISTORY

Mary Jean Wolch-Marsh established National Birth Mother’s Day in 1990 to show support for birth mothers like herself.

See also NATIONAL MOSCATO DAY


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