Family Matters

Catholic Charities Jackson's Resource Library

The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden Story of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade

If you are interested in checking out any of these books, please click on the requested book to complete your submission. Please make sure you have the correct reference number before submitting. 

Because I Love You: A Birthmother's View of Open Adoption

The Third Choice: A Woman's Guide to Placing a Child for Adoption

Birthright: The Guide to Search and Reunion for Adoptees, Birthparents, and Adoptive Parents

Making Room in Our Hearts: Keeping Family Ties through Open Adoption

The Other Mother

Could Open Adoption be the Best Choice for You and Your Baby?

by Child Welfare Information Gateway

Postadoption Contact Agreements Between Birth and Adoptive Families

​by Child Welfare Information Gateway

Impact of Adoptions on Birth Parents

by Child Welfare Information Gateway

Risks and Benefits of Open Adoptions

by Child Welfare Information Gateway

The Basics of Adoption

by Child Welfare Information Gateway


"Adoption is not a birth-mothers rejection but an unconditional love that inspires her to put herself last and do all she can for her baby".-Unknown