Stephanie Redus, a Texas mom, faces criminal charges for placing a Craigslist ad asking strangers to adopt her three-year-old son.
Mothers holding their newly-born babies pose for a photo at Fabella hospital, a government-run maternity hospital during World Population Day in Manila on July 11, 2009. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)
“Hi, I’m trying to adopt out my three year old son. I’m not in a good place in my life and don’t feel like I can care for him properly, but I don’t know where to start."