For many hopeful families, adoption often isn’t their first choice. Instead, they come to this journey after a pregnancy or infant loss. If this situation is all too familiar to you, check out these helpful resources while you’re coping with your grief.
If you’ve tuned into the news recently, you might be familiar with recent adoption scam stories. You may be worried about how this could impact your adoption process. Learn here how American Adoptions will help protect you.
This week’s episode of “This is Us” showed us once again the conflicting emotions Randall experienced as a young black boy growing up in a white family. So, we’ve looked back on the last four seasons to find other informational examples of the realities of transracial adoption in the show.
Your Adoption Planning Questionnaire (APQ) lays out your expectations for the adoption process. But what happens when an opportunity arises that is just outside the scope of your APQ? Here are a few things to think about as you decide whether or not to say “yes.”
If your friend has embarked upon the calling of becoming an adoptive parent, let the celebration begin. These five supportive ideas will help you make your friend’s adoption special and rejoice with them as they welcome their new little one into the family.
How do two women who share a common interest, their child, develop a friendship and allow it to flourish for the sake the child and everyone involved? What can it look like for a birth mother and an adoptive mother to celebrate their friendship because of the love that brought them together?
During your wait to adopt, is it a good or bad idea to start decorating your baby’s nursery? Read about the pros and cons of each decision here.
In adoptive families, children have grandparents from both their birth and adoptive families. So, how can we celebrate Grandparents Day with both sides of our adopted child’s family in mind?
There are some rooms in the hospital that every family wants to avoid, and the NICU is one of them. This is especially true when you are going to the hospital for your adoption placement. Here’s what happens if baby goes to the NICU.
The Atlantic reports on a new study from the Journal of Family Issues that looks at the effect that learning about their own adoption has on adoptees.