As you’ve spent some time researching the adoption process for hopeful adoptive families, you may have stumbled upon something known as “living expenses” or “birth mother expenses.” These are fees that all adoptive parents pay to cover all pregnancy- and adoption-related costs for the …
As a hopeful adoptive parent, you simply want to provide a child with a happy, loving home. That is a selfless, beautiful and heroic decision. But, you may be asking, “What are birth parents really looking for in adoptive families?” That’s why we’re here …
We know everyone celebrates the holidays a little differently, so we’re thrilled to see your holiday traditions this year!
Thanks to all who entered this year’s Winter Wonderland Photo Contest. Now, without further ado, check out our winners, as chosen by you:
Do you have a loved one who is adopting during this holiday season? There are many ways you can support them. We’re here to explain how you can do just that.
As an adoptive parent, you may be wondering how you can connect with your child’s birth parents this holiday season. Here are 5 festive tips to get you started.
Thanksgiving is an opportunity to reflect on everything we’ve been blessed to receive this last year. And as always, American Adoptions certainly has a lot to be grateful for.
From the perspective of a transracial adoptee
As you may expect, transracial adoptions come with their own unique set of challenges. Growing up, one of the hardest realities of my adoption story that I had to grapple with was not looking like the rest of …
Experiencing the loss of a pregnancy or infant is an unfortunate reality for many families. You never have to bear this pain alone. That’s why October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. During this time, we remember those who we’ve lost and connect with others during this difficult time.
Submissions for the Father’s Day Photo Contest are due by 5 p.m. CST on Thursday, June 10. Check out contest details here!
Birth mom and guest blogger, Lorri, shares her adoption reunion story.