Placing a child for adoption is stressful enough, and being diagnosed with COVID-19 doesn’t make it any easier. Here’s how American Adoptions is working to support prospective birth and adoptive parents through this situation.
Our agency has received a lot of questions over the last six months about COVID-19. So, with a bit more pandemic experience under our belts, we want to update you on how we’re working toward safe and successful adoption journeys.
The hospital visit is the culmination of a long process, but it may not look how you planned because of COVID-19. Here are some steps to take to figure out a new hospital plan.
COVID-19 has had an effect on every part of the adoption process, especially open adoption meetings. Here are some things to consider when you can no longer meet the adoptive family before placement.
Video calls are a great resource, but they can be a bit awkward. Plus, keeping a child focused can be a real change. Here are five ways to improve your virtual open adoption visits.
Americans are experiencing a unique form of anxiety, loneliness and depression because of COVID-19. How can you handle all of this while also placing your baby for adoption? Here are some helpful tips.
Many courts closed in-person hearings during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even now, many finalization hearings take place online. Here’s what can you do to prepare for your virtual adoption finalization.
Open adoption visits may look different than they used to as we deal with the effects of COVID-19. When will it be safe to meet in person, and what can you do until then?
Will you be able to see the adoptive parents? Will you need to get tested for COVID-19, or wear a mask? If you are a prospective birth mother, right now is a confusing time to think about your hospital plan.
Were your adoption savings or source of income harmed by the economic impact of COVID-19? There are some things you can do to recover and get back on your feet without giving up your dream of adopting a child.