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Considering Growing Your Family Through Adoption?

Our free Guide to Adoption has helped thousands of couples explore adoption and learn more about how American Adoptions can help. This comprehensive guide explains the differences between adoption professionals, their services, what to consider when choosing an adoption professional and what types of questions to ask adoption professionals when interviewing them. The Guide to Adoption also outlines American Adoptions' current adoption programs, our services and testimonials from past clients.

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Note: Currently American Adoptions is not able to work with families from the state of New York and New Jersey. Due to federal restrictions, at least one spouse must be a U.S. citizen. For more information regarding international couples that want to adopt from the United States follow this link: International Couples Wanting to adopt in U.S..

American Adoptions is not currently working with adoptive families who are single/not married. American Adoptions is not accepting adoptive families who wish to be gender specific at this time.

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Adoption Home Study

Adoption Home Study Process

Learn what a home study is and why you need one to adopt a child.

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Home Study Questions and Answers

While adoption home studies vary slightly from agency to agency and state to state, there are several key elements that are almost always included in every home study.

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Home Studies: State by State

Find a qualified professional in your state to complete your home study.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do we need to retain our own attorney?

No, American Adoptions has established relationships with some of the best adoption attorneys in the nation. Because adoption laws vary from state to state and between counties, it is important to utilize the services of an adoption attorney who specializes in the state where the adoption will finalize, which is unknown until you match with an expectant mother. You have the right to retain your own attorney, but doing so may be an additional, unnecessary expense.

Can we choose the gender of our baby?

American Adoptions accepts a limited number of families into our gender-specific program. Please contact us at 1-800-ADOPTION to learn whether we are currently accepting families into this program. With this option, families pay an additional Gender-Specific Fee to help our agency locate and work with birth mothers meeting this additional criterion. This fee is in addition to other program fees and covers additional advertising. The fee is not considered part of your adoption budget. Please note that gender specificity will likely increase your wait time significantly.

Additional Resources

Adoption Newsletter

Did you know that American Adoptions offers a free bi-weekly e-newsletter? Sign up today to keep up-to-date on the latest in adoption news and information.

Famous Adoptions

Learn which famous Hollywood actors, sports stars, politicians and other icons have been touched by adoption.

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Adoption Glossary

Do adoption terms and phrases leave you feeling confused? Learn the meaning to key adoption words and phrases with our comprehensive adoption glossary.

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