How Intrusive is the Adoption Process?2021-04-01GMT-0500If you’re hopeful adoptive parents concerned about the intrusiveness of the adoption process, you can rest assured that any information that is asked of you is solely to ensure that you are equipped to give a child all they need.
Will I Know What the Baby Looks Like If I Adopt?2021-03-15GMT-0500If you’re a hopeful adoptive parent wondering how much of a say you get in what your baby will look like, you can list races you are open to adoption. Just as if you were giving birth to the child themselves, you do not get to select their physical attributes.
What Does My House Need to Look Like to Adopt?2021-03-01GMT-0500The home visit portion of the home study is a big source of anxiety for a lot of hopeful adoptive parents. The purpose of the home visit is just to ensure that your home is safe for a baby to grow and thrive in.
What Will Disqualify You from Adopting a Child?2021-02-15GMT-0500Hopeful parents often brush aside adoption because they worry they wouldn’t meet the requirements to adopt. Adoption requirements can be strict (for the safety of children) but what would disqualify you from adopting a child? Find out what might prevent you from adopting here.
Thoughts From a Birthmother
Adoptive Parents: Near or Far? — Thoughts from a Birth Mother2019-11-29GMT-0500A prospective birth mother can choose a waiting family in her state or an adoptive family who lives out of state, depending on where she wants her baby to grow up. Birth mother Lindsay discusses the pros and cons of each option.
How to Know Adoptive Parents are “The Ones” — Thoughts from a Birth Mother2019-11-15GMT-0500Fairy tales can come true for any prospective birth mother looking for the perfect adoptive family — for her child and for herself. Learn how to find your perfect adoptive family match here.
Adoptions in Each State
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Adoptions by State
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia