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Considering adopting a child? Finding the information you need can be overwhelming.

Whether you want to explore the different types of adoption, learn how the process works, search for a professional or find answers to your questions about adoption costs, all of the information you need is right here.

Adoption Costs

Adoption Costs

One practical consideration for parents pursuing adoption is cost. Adoption expenses vary based on several factors, including the type of adoption your family decides on, the...

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Parenting an Adopted Child

Parenting an Adopted Child

The road to an adoption placement can be long and emotional — but for adoptive parents, this is actually just the beginning. While the basic needs...

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Adoptees' Stories

I'm Pregnant What is Adoption As you consider your next steps after an unplanned pregnancy, you may begin to have questions about the option of adoption:...

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Open Adoption

Open Adoption

One of the biggest decisions for both prospective adoptive parents and birth parents is the amount of contact they are interested in sharing with the other...

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Adoption 101

Adoption 101

For hopeful adoptive parents, adoption holds many meanings. It is the legal process of finally becoming parents, the emotional experience of building a family, and the...

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Finding Birth Parents

Finding Birth Parents

It is one of the most exciting and most challenging steps of the adoption process — but it is also one of the most important. Finding...

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Types of Adoption

Types of Adoption

No two adoptions look the same, and there are many factors that can play a role into how your adoption journey is shaped; the kind of...

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What is Gay Adoption and How Does it Work?

What is Gay Adoption and How Does it Work?

As perceptions of family change and expand over time, gay and lesbian adoption has become increasingly common. If you are hoping to grow your family as...

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Adoption Professionals

Adoption Professionals

When you begin the adoption process as adoptive parents, one of the first decisions you will need to make is the adoption professional you want to...

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