Whether or not you’re a transracial adoptive parent, it’s key that you understand the experiences of people of color in the United States — especially transracial adoptees. Start your education with these resources.
Hopeful adoptive parents have to meet a number of requirements in order to adopt a child. But can you adopt if you’re renting your home? Here’s what you need to know about home requirements when it comes to the adoption process.
Up until the moment they sign their consent to an adoption, expectant parents who have been planning to place their child for adoption can change their minds. This can be upsetting to adoptive parents, but it’s important to understand (and respect) why expectant parents may have changed their minds and decided to parent their child.
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.
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.
Whether you’re a friend or family member of a woman who is making an adoption plan, or you’re the adoptive family she’s chosen, you don’t want to accidentally say the wrong thing. Here are some tips to help:
Trying to decide between adoption and surrogacy as your path to parenthood? Here are 5 questions you should ask yourself to help you determine which is right for you.
Setting appropriate expectations for contact with your adoption agency will lead to a less stressful process. How often you hear from them will depend on which step of the process you are in. Here’s what to expect.
Your Adoption Planning Questionnaire (APQ) lays out your expectations for the adoption process. But what happens when an opportunity arises that is just outside the scope of your APQ? Here are a few things to think about as you decide whether or not to say “yes.”