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About Adopted Children

If you are considering adoption for your baby, you know that the decision to place a child for adoption is not made lightly. It is a brave, selfless and difficult sacrifice made out of deep, unconditional love. But many expectant mothers have the same worry: will the child you place for adoption understand your decision?

Many pregnant women considering adoption are concerned about what their children will think of them and whether they will be happy with their adoption story. You likely have many questions about how your child will grow up with an adoptive family. What will they know about their adoption story? Will they know about you? Will they know how much you love them? Will they love you back? The articles below offer answers to these and other common questions about adopted children.

Are Babies that Are Given Up for Adoption Always Adopted?

Are Babies that Are Given Up for Adoption Always Adopted?

The adoption process used to look very different. You’ve seen it in TV shows and movies – a desperate young mother wraps her baby in a...

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How Do I Explain My Baby's Adoption To My Other Children?

How Do I Explain My Baby's Adoption To My Other Children?

If you have other children and are considering adoption, it is important that you include them in the conversation. These tips will help you communicate with...

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How Will My Child Know that I Love Him or Her?

How Will My Child Know that I Love Him or Her?

While you may not get to talk to your baby or hold them every day, there are plenty of ways to let your child know how...

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I Love the Baby I Placed for Adoption – Will He or She Love Me?

I Love the Baby I Placed for Adoption – Will He or She Love Me?

Adoption is a brave, loving and selfless choice — but you may worry that the child you place for adoption won’t understand that. With the proper...

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Will My Child Know About His or Her Adoption?

Will My Child Know About His or Her Adoption?

If you are considering adoption for your child, you probably have questions about when, how, and what the adoptive family will tell your child about his...

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Will My Child Truly Be Loved By His or Her Adoptive Parents?

Will My Child Truly Be Loved By His or Her Adoptive Parents?

If you are pregnant and considering adoption, it can be hard to believe that adoptive parents can possibly love your child the way you do —...

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