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15
Apr
2022

How Far Along is the Birth Mother When Picking a Family?

Making the decision to pursue adoption is the first step on your journey toward parenting. With so much to look forward to in the coming months, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement. However, there is one particular aspect of every adoption that …

29
Mar
2022

Your Fake Pregnancy Announcement Still Isn’t Funny [April Fool’s Revisited]

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Your fake pregnancy announcement isn’t funny.

15
Mar
2022

Connecting with Birth Parents Early in Your Adoption

Did you know that connecting with prospective birth parents early in your adoption is beneficial to your continued relationship? It’s becoming more common for prospective birth mothers to request to meet hopeful adoptive families early in the adoption process.

3
Mar
2022

The Importance of Revisiting Your APQ

If it’s been three to six months since your APQ call, you may benefit from reviewing your answers. Many hopeful adoptive parents find that their adoption preferences evolve.

25
Feb
2022

Our 2022 ‘Love at First Sight’ Photo Contest Winners!

There really is no love like the love between a parent and their child. And, when we asked for some of your best pictures capturing that moment, you didn’t disappoint.

Thanks to everyone who entered this year’s “Love at First Sight” photo contest. We …

15
Feb
2022

Teaching Your Child About Black History Month

Black History Month is an important time to learn more about American history. Read on to learn new ways you and your family can experience Black History month together.

8
Feb
2022

How to Enter Our 2022 ‘Love at First Sight’ Photo Contest

The first time a parent and child meet is a life-changing moment. If you managed to capture that moment on camera, we want to see it!

We’re inviting American Adoptions birth and adoptive parents to submit their “Love at First Sight” photos for our 2022 …

1
Feb
2022

What You Need to Know About PACA

Adoption does not mean having to say goodbye forever. Learn more about how a Post Adoption Contact Agreement can benefit you and your adoption.

15
Jan
2022

Why Do We Have to Pay Expenses That Were Incurred Before We Were Matched?

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 …

3
Jan
2022

5 Biggest Qualities Birth Parents Are Looking for in Adoptive Families

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 …

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