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Birth Parent

How to Tell Someone You’re a Birth Parent [7 Helpful Tips]

How do you find the strength and courage to share your identity as a birth parent, and tell someone that you placed a child for adoption? As a birth parent, you know that you’re brave and selfless for placing your child for adoption. You should never be ashamed to tell someone that you’re a birth […]

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Positive Adoption Language Matters [6 Phrases People Still Get Wrong]

Many people are not personally connected to adoption so they tend not to be as familiar with adoption terminology. Here are 6 common phrases that people still get wrong.

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Adoptive Family General

3 Things Prospective Birth Moms Want to Know About Adoptive Couples

Waiting adoptive couples often wondering what birth parents look for in the people that could potentially raise their child. This guide breaks down 3 things that birth mothers like to see in hopeful adoptive parents.

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Birth Parent

What If I Don’t Want to Sign the Adoption Papers?

If you’re having second thoughts about adoption or worried that you will, you never have to sign the adoption papers.

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Birth Parent Thoughts from a Birth Mother

Why I Would Choose an Open Adoption Plan [Advice from a Birth Mom]

Laura is a wife, mom, and birth mom. She shares her story to inspire and educate anyone touched by adoption.

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Foster Care Adoptee to Birth Father: Matthew’s Story

Matthew is a foster care adoptee who later placed a daughter for adoption with his (adoptive) sister.

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Adoptive Family

How Intrusive is the Adoption Process?

If 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.

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Adoptive Family

Will I Know What the Baby Looks Like If I Adopt?

If 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.

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Adoptive Family

What Does My House Need to Look Like to Adopt?

The 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.

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Adoptive Family

What Will Disqualify You from Adopting a Child?

Hopeful 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.

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