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.
What can — and should — you do when your child’s birth parent reaches out about financial assistance? Find four helpful suggestions here.
After you’ve received placement and said goodbye to your child’s birth mother, you’ll need to keep your baby safe on the journey home. Read some advice from other adoptive families here.
What can you expect of an adoption hospital stay during the COVID-19 pandemic? Learn from the experiences of a few adoptive parents who recently received placements through our agency.
How can you safely travel to a prospective birth mother’s state and hospital during the coronavirus outbreak? Check out a few tips and tricks here from adoptive parents who have recently been in your shoes.
How can you maintain open adoption when in-person contact isn’t an option? We’ve gathered five ideas to keep you healthy and keep your post-placement relationship happy.
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, some families have come to us with concerns about how the outbreak could impact their adoptions. We have provided answers to some of the most commonly asked questions below.