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How Adoptions Work Today

If you are new to adoption, you are likely wondering exactly what adoption is, what it means for both adoptive families and birth parents, and exactly how an adoption is completed. The following is a breakdown of how adoption works today.

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We're Always Available

Adoption specialists are available 24 hours a day to offer free counseling and support to pregnant women considering adoption.

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5,000+ Families Created

To date, we've helped build more than 5,000 families - and we continue to complete an average of 300 adoptions every year.


278 Scholarships Awarded

We are proud to offer scholarships to the birth parents who place with our agency so they can reach their educational goals.

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Over 25 Years of Service

For more than two decades, we have provided the support and services birth and adoptive families need for a successful adoption.

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What's New at American Adoptions?

April 20, 2018

Oversharing in Adoption: 5 Adoption Details to Keep Within the Triad

It’s natural to want to talk about your adoption story — but how much information is too much? Here are five adoption details you should keep private:

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April 16, 2018

What You Need to Know about Postpartum and Post-Adoption Depression

Anyone who gives birth or brings a new child home can experience postpartum or post-adoption depression. Here’s what you need to know about adoption and depression.

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April 13, 2018

Look Out for American Adoptions’ New Website!

Here at American Adoptions, we’ve spent the last quarter-century helping to create more than 5,000 families and providing the support that thousands of prospective birth mothers needed. And, now, we’re going to do it with a little bit more style.

Our web designers have been …

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