Erin, an Adoptive Family Specialist, sat down for a Q & A to discuss APQs, the minimum requirements adoptive families must agree to and the benefit of having an open relationship with the birth family post-adoption.
You might be surprised to learn what does (and doesn’t) increase the likelihood of an adoption disruption. Here are three “risk factors” that waiting families fear, and the truth behind them, as well as a hard truth about emotional risk in adoption.
Adoptive parents often find themselves unprepared for the intense and complex emotions of saying “goodbye” to their child’s birth mother at the hospital.
If you’re an adoptee, you’ve heard it. If you’re not an adoptee, you’ve probably said it yourself, but in the future? Refrain. Here are 15 things that adoptees are sick of hearing, and that you probably shouldn’t say.
Many hopeful parents consider using donated breast milk. If you’re curious about doing so yourself, this guide has everything you need to know to get started.
Adoptive mom Jill looks back on the Christmas that changed her family forever — when their daughter came early and they spent their holidays in the NICU with their newborn.
As we social distance, birth and adoptive parents may be looking for new ways of staying close. Here are some ideas for virtual gifts for all members of the adoption triad, so you can keep in touch even at a distance.
If your loved one is going through the adoption process, you might feel unsure what is appropriate to get them. Take a look at some of these suggestions.
Adoptee Ramya discusses how adoptive parents can empathize and support their children’s unique journey as adopted individuals in a healthy and welcoming way.