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Question:How do I find my Birth Parents?

I was adopted at birth and now am 30 years old. I am starting to think about having children. This brings up certain medical questions that only my birth parents can answer.

What are the best ways to track them down? Seems to be a ton of site that are rip offs. Best sites for laws in each state? Cost?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Asked by bcherep on 10/13/08 1 Answer»


Do you know the name of the home or adoption agency that placed you? It's the best place to begin. Your adoptive parents may have left a note that says it's OK to contact them or to open your records.

If not, adoption.com has lots of resources for those looking to reunite with birth parents. Good luck!

Answered by: Kiki76 on 10/14/08
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