Birthfather Rob shares his thoughts on adoption and fatherhood.

The most defining moment in Rob’s life was when he held his son, Stevie, for the very first time.

Rob loves his son. And he’s a part of his life. But four years ago, Rob made the difficult decision to place Stevie with a loving adoptive family.

Rob might be different from the image many people have of a birth father. It’s true that in many cases, the birth father is out of the picture — unknown, even. This is especially true in international adoption.

Because of this, too often the birth father is left out of the adoption conversation. But if the birth father is known and willing to be a part of his child’s life, he has a role to fill, and a story to tell.

Watch this beautiful video and hear Rob’s story in his own words.

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