If you’re considering adoption for your baby, you don’t have to say “goodbye” forever. When you choose to have an open or semi-open adoption, you can continue to have a relationship with your child and their adoptive family. This can come in the form of updates through letters or emails, photos, phone calls, visits or more.
Every relationship that’s shared between a birth family, child and adoptive family is unique. When you choose to place your child for adoption, you can also choose how much or how little contact you feel comfortable having with your child and their family during and after the adoption.
These articles will help you learn more about open adoption, its benefits and challenges to birth parents, adoptees and adoptive parents, how it works and other types of adoption relationships that might be right for you.