Mother’s Day and Birth Mother’s Day

Merle Gutterman Adoption

Twenty-three years ago, I became a mother for the first time! I was excited, nervous and full of hope. Adoption ARC was born. Okay, it was certainly a physically painless delivery but everything else was just as earth shattering. As a young attorney, I began my career doing child abuse and neglect cases and seeing children languish in foster care. …

Placing Your Child for Adoption

Merle Gutterman Adoption Placement

My name is Lauren. Several years ago, I found myself pregnant and without support. I was in school and not involved with the father of the child. My family was going through their own difficulties and …