Resources for Birth Parents

Helpful Websites:

Books and Journal Articles

  • Silber, K. & Speedlin, P. Dear Birthmother. Corona Publishing Co., San Antonio, TX, 1983.
  • Severson, Randolph. Dear Birthfather. House of Tomorrow Productions, Dallas, TX, 1991.
  • Sorosky, A.D., et al. Adoption Triangle, The Sealed or Opened Records: How They Affect
    Adoptees, Birth Parents, and Adoptive Parents. Corona Publications, San Antonio, TX, 1989.
  • Melina, Lois Ruskai & Kaplan, Sharon. The Open Adoption Experience. Harper & Row, New
    York, 1993.
  • Brodzinsky, David & Schecter, Marshall, ed. The Psychology of Adoption. Oxford University
    Press, New York, 1990.
  • Askin, Jayne. A Handbook For Adoptees and Birthparents. Oryx, Phoenix, AZ, 1992
  • Roles, Patricia. Saying Goodbye to a Baby: The Birthparent’s Guide to Loss and Grief in Adoption. Child Welfare League of America, Washington DC, 1989.