Baby Scoop Era Research Initiative
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What was the “Baby Scoop Era”?
How adoption industry “professionals” viewed us and our babies
How did Baby Scoop Mothers fare later in life?
Social worker statements about mothers
How they coerced us to surrender
Social worker rationale for coercion
In the words of “adoption professionals”: marketing our children
Social work knowledge about separation before the BSE
Social work knowledge about adoption loss
Articles By and About Baby Scoop Era Mothers
Adoption: In The Best Interest of Whom?
“Adoption: Not By Choice”
Adoption History – Setting the Record Straight
The Collective Consciousness of Society: Crimes Against the Unmarried Mother in Canada Post WWII
Adoption Industry Exploitation
Adoption and Reproductive Exploitation
The Case Against Adoption: Research and Alternatives for Concerned Citizens
Adoption: Exploitation Or Choice?
Legal Issues Considered
Legal Terms and Protections
Legal Adoption Practices or Violations of Single Mothers’ Legal Rights?
Common Coercion Tactics Used on ‘Unwed’ Mothers
The Language of Adoption
Our Policy: Honest Adoption Language
Adoption Induced PTSD in Mothers of the BSE
Adoption and Loss – The Hidden Grief
Mothers for Open Records