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Finding a Family

If you are pregnant and have decided to pursue an adoption plan, finding a family is one of the first and most important steps of your adoption process. This one decision not only effects the rest of your adoption process, but more importantly, the type of life your child will experience.

But how do you select a family? And more importantly, how will you know it’s the right family?

In this section, you will find information about the kinds of families that want to adopt, common questions about those families, the extensive screening process they go through, how you may get to know them, and of course, how you can find that perfect adoptive family.

Can You Change Adoptive Couples?

Can You Change Adoptive Couples?

If you’re unhappy with the adoptive couple you’ve chosen, or if things are simply not turning out how you thought, it’s okay to wonder, “Can I...

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Can You Give a Child Up for Adoption in a Different State?

Can You Give a Child Up for Adoption in a Different State?

Of the thousands of hopeful adoptive parents out there, you want to find the one couple who is just right for your baby. But what if...

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Common Questions About Adoptive Families

Common Questions About Adoptive Families

Whatever stage you’re at in your adoption journey, you’re going to have lots of questions. However, there may be no greater source of questions and concerns...

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Find a Family by Age

Find a Family by Age

If you’re pregnant and placing your baby for adoption, what do you picture when you think of their future parents? Do you envision your child having...

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Find a Family by Baby’s Race or Ethnicity

Find a Family by Baby’s Race or Ethnicity

If you’re pregnant and placing your baby for adoption, you may be concerned about how his or her race will factor into their adoptive family. Don’t...

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Find a Family by Lifestyle

Find a Family by Lifestyle

Every couple who is looking to adopt a child is going to be unique. But how do you find the waiting adoptive parents you’ve been picturing...

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Find a Family by Race or Ethnicity

Find a Family by Race or Ethnicity

Race and ethnicity is an important part of our individual identities. If you’re pregnant and placing your child for adoption, you may prefer to place your...

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Find a Family by Religion

Find a Family by Religion

For many people, faith is an important part of their family and personal lives. If you’re pregnant and placing your child for adoption, you may want...

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Find a Family by Type

Find a Family by Type

Need to find a family to adopt your baby? There are waiting adoptive families of every type, makeup, size, religion and location. We’ll show you how...

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How Do I Find Adoptive Parents for My Baby?

How Do I Find Adoptive Parents for My Baby?

Pregnant mothers today have the power to choose the adoptive family that will raise their child. So, if you are ready to take the next step...

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How Do I Get to Know the Adoptive Parents?

How Do I Get to Know the Adoptive Parents?

Many pregnant mothers want to learn more about the adoptive family before the baby is born, which helps them feel more confident in their choice of...

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How Do I Know a Family is Safe and Ready to Adopt?

How Do I Know a Family is Safe and Ready to Adopt?

As you consider adoption, the safety and wellbeing of your baby is likely at the top of your list of concerns - so how can you...

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Meet Adoptive Families through a Video Profile

Meet Adoptive Families through a Video Profile

Today, birth mothers have more tools than ever to ensure they find the perfect adoptive family; the newest tool is adoptive family video profiles, which let...

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Waiting Families

Waiting Families

*ConsideringAdoption.com has partnered with American Adoptions to display these profiles of hopeful parents waiting to adopt. We are working to add adoption profiles from additional professionals...

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What Happens if I Don’t Find an Adoptive Family?

What Happens if I Don’t Find an Adoptive Family?

You may be farther along in your pregnancy and feel like time is running out on adoption, and this is causing concern about finding an adoptive...

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What Types of People Adopt?

What Types of People Adopt?

If you are considering adoption, you may be wondering what types of people are interested in growing their families through adoption. The following explains the types...

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