What Should I Call My Birth Mother?

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You’ve located your birth mom but you haven’t made contact yet. You’re wondering what you should call her. Mom? Mother? Her first name? This article explores how to think about this delicate issue.

Does My Birth Mother Want Me to Find Her?

Does My Birth Mother Want Me to Find Her - Origins Genealogy

If you’re the product of a closed adoption, you’ve thought about finding your birth mom. And you’ve wondered whether she’d welcome the attempt or rebuff you. Every adult adoptee (from a closed adoption) ponders the question, imagining what the reunion will be like.

How to Find My Birth Mother (and Should I?)

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Once you find your birth mother, what should you call her? As we discuss in our article about what titles are appropriate for an adoptee to call his or her birth mom, there are no right or wrong answers.