Up until the moment they sign their consent to an adoption, expectant parents who have been planning to place their child for adoption can change their minds. This can be upsetting to adoptive parents, but it’s important to understand (and respect) why expectant parents may have changed their minds and decided to parent their child.
Most modern adoptions take place across state lines, but that can be a source of worry for birth and adoptive parents who are hoping to share a lifelong relationship for the happiness of their child. Here’s how American Adoptions can help.
Adoptive mom Jill, whose daughter’s birth mom went into labor 12 weeks early, offers her suggestions for adoptive parents finding themselves heading to the hospital earlier than expected.
When extended family don’t embrace your adoption decision like you do, it can be disheartening. So, what can you do to get them on the same page and celebrate with you?
When birth mom Erika reached out to tell her story, we were honored to share it on our blog. With Mother’s Day still on our minds, we urge everyone to read her story.
Thanks to all who entered this year’s photo contest! Find out who the winners are here.
In honor of Mother’s Day, an adoptee in an open adoption explains what the holiday means to her, and how her birth and adoptive moms both have an important place in her heart.
If you’re considering placing your baby for adoption, you’re likely afraid of the intense emotions that you’ll experience after placement. Grieving a loss is normal, but you might be surprised at some of these common feelings birth mothers have after placement.
Your adoption story is powerful. It can be an inspiration for others and bring much-needed awareness to adoption. But, it’s also very personal. Are you ready to share your journey?
We want to see your mother-and-child photos! Find out how to enter our Mother’s Day Photo Contest here.