Losing children to foster care endangers mothers’ lives

Mothers are dying prematurely after their children are taken into foster care.
— Read on theconversation.com/losing-children-to-foster-care-endangers-mothers-lives-93618

The research I conducted for my thesis revealed that ALL the mothers who had their newborns permanently removed to provide a family for infertile couples had either attempted suicide , suffered suicidal ideation, put themselves in high risk situations, self harmed, got into abusive relationships or knew of mothers who had successfully suicided. A high proportion never went on to have further children. When many adoptees finally gained the right to meet their mothers many were disappointed to find ‭they had died early.

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