Introduction Dear Birthmother, We are sitting at our kitchen table on a warm summer day and we are trying to imagine the connection that may arise between us. We have wanted to be parents for a long time and we have been unable to have a child. You are considering one of the biggest decisions in your life. We are humbled by your dedication to giving your...

Introduction Dear Expectant Mother, It’s Sunday morning and Dennis and I have been sitting in our garden, reading the morning paper and talking about how excited we will be to become parents. We have been talking about all that we look forward to sharing with our son or daughter. When we imagine being dads, we envision sitting in the garden with our child on our lap, feeding...

Introduction Dear Birthmother, After years of trying to have a child, we came to the realization that, if we are to be parents, it will be with the loving gift of someone like you. Adoption gives us the opportunity to know the love of a child and express gratitude for the family whom we also hope to know in the years to come. We know that you...

Introduction Dear Birth Mother, Thank you for reading our letter – we know this is probably a difficult time for you. We are so grateful to you for considering adoption.  We tried to conceive and bear our own child over the past several years, but we were not successful. Thankfully adoption is very familiar and comfortable for us and for our families – a child who joins...

Introduction Dear Parents Considering Adoption, Thank you for taking time to learn about us and consider us as adoptive parents for your child. We are a young couple who have known for a long time that adoption would be our first choice to start our family. In fact we discussed adoption on our second date. Both of us had experiences early in life which shaped our interest...

Introduction Dear Birthparent(s), Hello, Luck and opportunity brought the two of us together and we will consider ourselves lucky again when we have a chance to be considered as adoptive parents. We can’t have children on our own and we are grateful beyond words that, through adoption, we will have the joy of being loving parents. Thank you for taking the time to get to know us. We...

Introduction Dear Birthmother, Hopes and dreams shape our lives; they give us something to look forward to. It has been our hope to build a family – we look forward to giving our child a lifetime of love and heart-warming memories. Through adoption, we hope to fulfill this dream. We will make sure that the child we’re lucky enough to adopt feels secure and happy in our...

Introduction Dear Birthmother, I know that we do not yet know each other, but I have a high regard for you and the decision that you have made to consider an adoption plan for your baby.  Though this decision is not an easy one, I know you will make the right choice for you and your baby. I want to thank you in advance for taking the...

Introduction Dear Birthmother, Thank you for taking the time to consider us as a possible adoptive family. We imagine that the decision you are considering could very well involve similar emotions to the ones we have known as we’ve grappled with infertility. While we have no idea what it is like to choose a loving family who will care for a beloved child, we are familiar with...

Introduction Dear Birthmother When we look out of our window, where we live on Nantucket Island, we dream about the day when we will walk hand in hand with our son or daughter along the beaches nearby. We’re both trained in architecture, have our own business and work from home. We are lucky enough to be able to set our own hours so we can focus on...