Adoption

Adoption

Meeting my birth mother

My mother chose not to hold or even see me after I was born, as she knew she wouldn't be able to let me go.

Acceptance after adoption

Reader's story

My view that every kid deserves a happy childhood, no matter what, has been hard to live up to.

More 'Philomena' stories

Despite multiple trips overseas and pages of correspondence, Mike Wilson was blocked at every turn in his quest to find his birth mother.

Rocky road to parenthood

When I tell people I underwent fertility treatment in India they look at me as if I am mad.

BK Baby finds birth mum

Woman abandoned in a Burger King bathroom as a newborn gets the hug she waited a lifetime for.