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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Time and again, hopeful parents turn to social media to find a pregnant woman who is considering adoption. But, is this safe? Let’s examine the risks of using social media to find an adoption opportunity, and explore alternatives for adoptive parents.
With all the challenges that 2020 has brought, should you adopt in 2021 or should you put your adoption journey on hold? Here are some important questions to ask yourself that will help you decide if you should adopt in the coming year.
About to welcome a child via adoption? You may be worried that you’ll have a harder time bonding with your new baby than you would if this were your biological child. Here are some tips to help you foster a strong bond with your new baby.