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.
We're Always Available
Adoption specialists are available 24 hours a day to offer free counseling and support to pregnant women considering adoption.
5,000+ Families Created
To date, we've helped build more than 5,000 families - and we continue to be involved in 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.
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.
About Us: American Adoptions
With involvement in more than 300 domestic adoptions each year, American Adoptions is currently one of the largest domestic adoption agencies of its kind in the United States.
It Takes a Village - Why One Adoptive Couple Turned to Crowdfunding
Faced with depleting funds from fertility treatments, Tara and Jeremy took a sucessful leap into adoption — relying on community support through a crowdfunding campaign and help from their supportive families.
When Scott Mars, the cofounder of American Adoptions, was adopted by his parents, it sparked a lifelong mission to bring other families together through adoption. “Because of adoption, my life was filled with love and opportunity," he says.
I thought about you, as the morning light burst through my windows. I think about me playing the role of your mother, not your birth mother; I’d jump on your bed jokingly, singing loudly in an attempt to wake you up.
Why 90 Percent of Birth Parents Request Open Adoptions
More than 9 out of every 10 women who choose adoption for their babies request some degree of contact with the adoptive parents. Why? The benefits of open adoption for birth moms are numerous, but below we’ve listed some of the most notable reasons for a woman to feel more comfortable with an open adoption.