Anyone who gives birth or brings a new child home can experience postpartum or post-adoption depression. Here’s what you need to know about adoption and depression.
If you’ve been touched by adoption, chances are good you will face criticism or judgment at some point in your journey. Here’s how to respond.
Placing a child for adoption is the most beautiful — but most difficult — thing a person can do. It’s normal to experience a range of emotions for months and years to follow, and knowing how to cope with them can be incredibly helpful.
People shame birth moms for being “tricked” into the decision that they carefully and thoughtfully made, and they give unsolicited opinions or criticism regarding a birth mother’s adoption decision. You can speak out against birth mom shaming, and offer your support.
Talking to a prospective birth mother or adoptive parent for the first time can be intimidating, but here are some helpful guidelines to make your meeting a success.
Understanding who is covered under which health insurance policy can seem daunting when you’re first learning about the adoption process, but it’s usually simpler than it seems.
Honestly, making an adoption plan is easier than you might think. You’ll need to call an adoption professional and go over all your choices in your adoption plan, but there aren’t any real requirements for placing a child for adoption.
These 3 simple tips can help both prospective birth & adoptive parents prepare for adoption.
Legal guardianship, adoption, custody — we often receive questions from prospective birth parents & hopeful adoptive families who wonder, “What is the difference between adoption and legal guardianship?”
Talking to the father of your baby about adoption can seem intimidating. Here are 10 tips to help you talk about adoption together: