Barnardos Support Group Meeting for Birthmothers

Barnardos Post Adoption Service will hold a support group meeting for birth mothers on October 2 in Dublin and will be open to all mothers whose children were adopted in the last 18 years.

Posted on Wednesday 27 September 2017 in Adoption, Events, Parenting

Barnardos Post Adoption Service will hold a support group meeting for birth mothers on October 2 in Dublin and will be open to all mothers whose children were adopted in the last 18 years.

The meeting will provide a safe, confidential setting where participants will feel able to share their feelings about the present and hopes for the future. It will also provide the opportunity to build and grow a support network with others who have been through similar experiences.

The meeting will focus on:

  • Experience of being a birth mother in the 21st century
  • Coping with the loss through the years
  • Dealing with feelings and emotions of extended family
  • Situation regarding Birth father and his family
  • Handling contact with child and adoptive family
  • Exchanging information
  • Understanding the adopted child at various stages from childhood to teenage years
  • Explaining to partner/ further children


Suitable for: Mothers whose children were adopted in the last 18 years
When: 7.30pm to 9.30pm, Monday 2ndOctober
Where: Central Hotel, Exchequer Street, Dublin 2

To book your place or for more information, email patricia.white@barnardos.ie or phone 01 813 4111.