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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 the right birth parents for your situation will determine many of the upcoming events about your adoption, and obviously, your child.

Birth parents bravely and selflessly choose adoption to provide the best possible life for their child, and it is through their sacrifices and difficult choices that adoptive families’ dreams are made possible. The articles below will give you a better understanding of who birth parents are, how they are screened and how you can make a good impression using your family’s print and video profiles.

Adoption Disruption – How Can It Be Prevented?

Adoption Disruption – How Can It Be Prevented?

There are some things adoptive parents can do to reduce their chance of experiencing an adoption disruption and protect themselves from adoption disruptions.

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Available Adoption Situations Across the Country

Available Adoption Situations Across the Country

Available adoption situations are often offered by adoption professional who are seeking an adoptive family for an adoption opportunity with a birth mother.

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How Do I Find a Birth Mother to Adopt From?

How Do I Find a Birth Mother to Adopt From?

As a family in the beginning stages of adoption, you may be overwhelmed by the prospect of finding a birth mother who wants to pursue adoption...

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How are Birth Mothers Screened?

How are Birth Mothers Screened?

Screening is an essential step of the adoption process, as it ensures that prospective birth mothers understand what they are committing to and provides adoption professionals...

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How (and Why) Should I Get to Know the Birth Parents?

How (and Why) Should I Get to Know the Birth Parents?

Once you are matched, your adoption doesn't just involve you and your adoption professional; it also involves a birth mother and hopefully your child. With that...

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How Can Adoptive Parents Limit Their Adoption Wait Times?

How Can Adoptive Parents Limit Their Adoption Wait Times?

The time you spend as an active family before being chosen by a pregnant mother is called your "adoption wait time". When you get chosen is...

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Who are Birth Mothers?

Who are Birth Mothers?

The birth mother who you may pursue an adoption with can come from many different walks of life, but one thing is certain: as an adoptive...

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How Do I Make an Adoptive Family Profile?

How Do I Make an Adoptive Family Profile?

When a birth mother decides to pursue adoption, she will likely spend countless hours choosing from a selection of print profiles, each one outlining a potential...

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What is an Adoptive Family Video Profile?

What is an Adoptive Family Video Profile?

It's hard for prospective birth mothers to get to know adoptive parents through only pictures and written words. By giving a small glimpse into your world,...

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Adoption Scams – How to Make Sure it Doesn't Happen to You

Adoption Scams – How to Make Sure it Doesn't Happen to You

Finding a pregnant mother is one of the most exciting parts of the process, but unfortunately, there are some who take advantage of adoptive families.

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