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Adoptive Family

Your Adoption Wait Time [Behind the Scenes]

Are you an adoptive family still waiting to be matched with a pregnant mother? Use this waiting time to prepare yourself and your home for a new child.

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Adoptive Family

Honoring NICU Awareness Month in the Adoption Community

As an adoptive parent, you may have to spend time with your new baby in the NICU. Here’s why your baby may be in the NICU and what you can do during that time.

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31 Inspiring Quotes About Adoption [Get the Tissues!]

Check out these quotes to read some perspectives from those who’ve experienced their own adoption journeys.

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10 Adoption Terms Everyone Should Know

Adoption terminology can be confusing. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 10 common adoption terms and what they exactly mean.

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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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