Adoption Option

Why we place our babies for adoption

Abigail Rebecca Summer

Birth grandparent Stories

Below are links to some real birth grandparent stories whose daughters placed their children for adoption.

You can watch Diane tell her story



or read Lynne's story

Lynne’s story

Please note this is a less usual approach to adoption these days. Most families meet through Child Youth and Family and not their midwife. This adoption took place 14 years ago.

The day my 19 year old daughter came home and told me that she was pregnant, I must admit, I thought “Oh! Well she has done everything else. After four years of Police and Social Workers, this could not be any worse.”  Read more of Lynne's story.