Hidden Risks of Using Social Media to Find an Adoption Opportunity

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.

The Fascination with the ‘Open Adoption Gone Wrong’ Narrative

The myth of the “open adoption gone wrong” scenario persists, even though more than 95% of modern adoptions are open and research backs up anecdotal claims of the benefits of open adoption for birth and adoptive parents, and especially for adoptees. So, why are people fixed on the “adoption gone wrong” narrative?