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5
Jun
2020

How to Enter Our Father’s Day Photo Contest 2020

It’s time again for American Adoptions’ annual Father’s Day photo contest! Find out how to submit your father-child photos here.

3
Jun
2020

30 Resources for Transracial Adoptive Parents — and Everyone Else — to Understand Race and Adoption

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.

1
Jun
2020

Can You Adopt If You’re Renting Your Home?

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.

29
May
2020

What It’s Like to Be an Adoptive Parent in the NICU

Adoptive mom Jill writes about her experience caring for her new adopted daughter after she was born 12 weeks early and spent two months in the NICU.

25
May
2020

6 Reasons Expectant Parents Change Their Minds about Adoption

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.

22
May
2020

5 Tips for Long-Distance Adoptions

Most modern adoptions take place across state lines, but that can be a source of worry for birth and adoptive parents who are hoping to share a lifelong relationship for the happiness of their child. Here’s how American Adoptions can help.

18
May
2020

8 Tips for Traveling to the Hospital on Short Notice

Adoptive mom Jill, whose daughter’s birth mom went into labor 12 weeks early, offers her suggestions for adoptive parents finding themselves heading to the hospital earlier than expected.

15
May
2020

What Can You Do When Family Doesn’t Support Your Decision to Adopt?

When extended family don’t embrace your adoption decision like you do, it can be disheartening. So, what can you do to get them on the same page and celebrate with you?

11
May
2020

‘Something I Am Proud Of’ — A Birth Mother’s Story

When birth mom Erika reached out to tell her story, we were honored to share it on our blog. With Mother’s Day still on our minds, we urge everyone to read her story.

8
May
2020

Our Mother’s Day Photo Contest Winners!

Thanks to all who entered this year’s photo contest! Find out who the winners are here.

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