Adoption is risky business — whether you risk your emotions, your finances, your plans, or even your heart. But we will rely on the support from our family and friends as we continue on this journey and find hope in the riskiness of adoption.
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.
In the adoption community, children possess two sets of parents to celebrate: their birth parents and their adoptive parents. Both sets of these parents can and should be celebrated this Parents’ Day.
We live in a world where we are constantly inundated by social media. Whether you love it or hate it, it’s an unavoidable aspect of modern life.
At American Adoptions, we know that parents considering adoption often come to us after a long journey through infertility. After the time, energy and money spent on having a biological child, the decision to pursue adoption can be a difficult one — especially if hopeful …
Dads and men who long to be dads are often seen as the stoic, strong fixtures of the family unit who portray a different viewpoint than their counterpart. But celebrating these men as fathers is just as important, and encouraging those who are becoming fathers through adoption is just as significant.
Being a birth parent isn’t easy. Respect their space. Refrain from making assumptions, and remember a compliment and an open heart can go a long way!
Whether you are an adoptive parent, birth parent or adoptee, you may be surprised what details in your story will connect with someone. Here are eight compelling reasons to share your adoption experience with the people around you.
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.