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Happy Birth Mother's Day!


Birth Mother's Day 2015by Guest Blogger, Heather Rogers, Birth Parent Post Adoption Caseworker

On Tuesday, I had the privilege of celebrating Birth Mother's Day with 28 amazing women who have courageously and selflessly made an adoption plan for their children.  To stand in the midst of that kind of love is truly inspiring. 

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Birth Mother's Day Celebration in Pittsburgh, PA


Please come and join us in Pittsburgh, PA, for a banquet celebrating Birth Mother's Day next Saturday on May 9, 2015. The banquet is free of charge, but seats are limited. Please call Cheryl at 412.638.6210 by May 7, 2015, for details and to reserve your seat. We are so excited to celebrate and honor these brave women!

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#myadoptionstory - Thankful For Our Birth Mother


Lovingly Reaching Out . . .

Thankful For Our Birth Mother

Thankful For Our Birth MotherWe have our Gladney babies because of an incredibly unselfish decision made by a loving birth mother. Shortly after Carson and Ethan turned four, Gladney sent a

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#myadoptionstory - Caring For Another


Raven's Adoption StoryCaring For Another . . .

A Bright Future For All

When I was a 17 year old junior in high school, I found out I was pregnant. There was no way I could be pregnant. Reality hit me after going to a pregnancy resource center and having a

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North Texas Giving Day - September 18, 2014


North Texas Giving Day

Hope is born in every Gladney "baby", whatever their age.

Whether placed with great love by a birth mother, adopted out of foster care, or united with a family who traveled thousands of miles to an orphanage on foreign soil, an adopted child becomes part of their family's lifeline to the future.

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You're Invited to a Birth Mother’s Day Celebration!


On behalf of LifeCare of Brandon and The Gladney Center for Adoption

You are cordially invited to:

Birth Mother’s Day Celebration!

Children's Board of Hillsborough County (In Historic Ybor City)
1002 East Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605

Date: Monday, May 19th

Time: 6:00 to 7:45 p.m.

*Live Music!


To help celebrate Birth Mother's Day with friends and family and honor the amazing women who chose the gift of adoption for their children!!

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Adoption Stories by Gladney - A Gladney Adoption Journey


Adoption JourneyThrough every step of the journey, our Gladney family supported us, guided us, and protected us. We met our son’s birth mother a few weeks before he was born, and could not believe how much we had in common. Our match was perfect! It was truly meant to be!

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Gladney Birthmothers attend LifeCare of Brandon Walk for Life


LifeCare of Brandon PRC’s Walk for Life Event was a great success last Saturday! They had just under 400 attendees from all over the Tampa Bay community participate in their walk. We had a total of 4 Gladney Birth Mother’s attend with several members of their family. Each birthmother walked in honor of their child that was placed for adoption. Our wonderful Florida Caseworker, Erica Andres, was there as well.

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Melissa - A Gladney Birth Mother


I really don’t know where I would be if I hadn’t called The Gladney Center for Adoption. When I first made that phone call, I was a lost soul living in a weekly motel room. I never knew where my next meal would come from. I thought it was the end of the world when I found out I was pregnant.

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Adoption Stories by Gladney - I'm a Gladney Birth Mother


I'm a Gladney Birth MotherI found myself pregnant on Mother’s Day of all days. My boyfriend told me that we would figure it out together. We both agreed to have an abortion. We made an appointment at an abortion clinic even though I’d grown up knowing abortion was wrong.

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Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

Headquarters: 817-922-6000   Pregnant?: 1-800-GLADNEY
International Adoptions: 1-800-INT-ADOP
Domestic Adoptions: 1-800-687-3097
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