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19
Jul
2019

10 Open Adoption Fears — And How to Conquer Them

Birth parents and adoptive parents have fears about open adoption. Most of the time, these fears come from believing myths about what open adoption is really like. Here are some of the most common concerns, and how to conquer them.

5
Apr
2019

5 Open Adoption Questions for Prospective Birth Moms to Ask

Your relationship with the adoptive family and your child will be a brand-new experience. Navigating this type of relationship might be difficult, so it’s a good idea to envision what you’d like it to include beforehand. Here are some questions to ask yourself when you’re thinking of your future relationship with your child.

10
Aug
2018

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.

16
Jul
2018

“Open Adoption is Not a Sad Story” – Mariam’s Adoption Journey

When birth mother Mariam* learned of her unplanned pregnancy, she knew that abortion wasn’t right for her — despite the pressure  she felt from her baby’s birth father …

1
Jun
2018

What Open Adoption Requirements Actually Mean

Building an open adoption relationship can seem intimidating. If this is how you’re currently feeling, it’s completely understandable. Please remember that American Adoptions will always be here to help you facilitate this relationship and set boundaries when needed.

6
Oct
2017

Changed Lives: A Birth Grandmother’s Open Adoption Story

First she was an adoptive mother through a closed adoption, then a birth grandmother in an open adoption. One woman tells her story of faith, fate, and of being on two sides of the adoption triad.

22
Sep
2017

Why Our Agency Has Certain Open Adoption Requirements

In order to create more positive open adoption relationships, American Adoptions requires adoptive parents to meet certain newer communication requirements.

14
Aug
2017

10 Things that Scientific Research Says about Open Adoption

American Adoptions encourages open adoption because we have seen firsthand that it is beneficial for everyone involved — and the research backs it up.

7
Jul
2017

Dealing with Distance in Open Adoption

What if that perfect family for your baby happens to live on the opposite side of the country? 5 guidelines for making long-distance open adoption relationships work:

9
Jun
2017

Boundaries in an Open Adoption

Here’s how adoptive parents, birth parents, and adoptees can establish boundaries in open adoptions to help promote healthy relationships to last a lifetime.

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