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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 be involved in an average of 300 adoptions every year.

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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?

October 15, 2021

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month [You are not Alone] 

Experiencing the loss of a pregnancy or infant is an unfortunate reality for many families. You never have to bear this pain alone. That’s why October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. During this time, we remember those who we’ve lost and connect with others during this difficult time.

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October 8, 2021

How to Enter Our Halloween Photo Contest 2021

Calling all witches, goblins and ghouls! Find out how to enter American Adoptions’ annual Halloween photo contest here.

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October 1, 2021

5 Questions to Ask if You’re Considering Transracial Adoption

Making the decision to adopt transracially is a time for celebration, but it’s also a time for reflection. While any adoption is a big decision to make, transracial adoption has additional nuances that you will need to consider before you fully commit to the process. …

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