Barbara Godden

Birth family contact. Continuity or contamination?

Iriss.fm, episode 1

Mary McKenna interviews Barbara Godden about her experience of contact with the birth family of her adopted children, now in their teens. Mary is an independent social work consultant. Barbara is member of the SAIA committee, works with Adoption UK and is the mother of two children she fostered from birth. She talks candidly about the difficulties the arose in connection with birth family contact, both for her and her husband and for the children.