If you can be honest, unafraid, inquisitive and timely in your conversations with your adoption specialist about the father of the baby, you will put yourself in a better situation to complete a successful adoption.
Many couples come to adoption after a long, unexpected and painful struggle with infertility. It’s important to give yourself an appropriate amount of time to grieve and heal before beginning an adoption process. How do you know if you are ready?
Open and semi-open adoptions account for the vast majority of modern-day domestic infant adoptions. But, as a prospective birth mother, you could want some space and a fresh start. Is closed adoption still a choice for you? Find out here.
Putting our best foot forward when it comes to social media etiquette will benefit both the birth family and the adoptive family as they move ahead in adoption and the years to come.
We love to give input. Perhaps you see offering practical advice as your specialty. But when it comes to adoption, there are some things you just can’t say. Here are five to start with.
Adoption can be a tricky thing to talk about, especially with your parents. You may have a lot of feelings about this subject, and so will they. Here are some tips to have a positive conversation with your parents about your adoption.
To say that there are hills and valleys during the adoption process may seem obvious to some, but unless you’ve lived through it all, the mountains don’t look quite so high or the valleys so low. Allow these highs and lows to better ready you as you experience adoption firsthand.
A revived study about the connection between adoption, “unwantedness” and crime forces us to reevaluate just how available and accessible unplanned pregnancy options are today in the United States.
My husband and I have experienced many different emotions as we wait to adopt. We have seen many good days and some difficult feelings on our journey. The first step to persevering through the wait is a better understanding of what you’ll be feeling.
Birth mother Lindsay evaluates a research study conducted to learn about how time influences a birth mother’s satisfaction in her adoption decision.