Find Families Looking to Adopt Native American Kids
If you’re pregnant and searching for families looking to adopt a Native American newborn, you’re in good hands because families who work with American Adoptions are excited to adopt children of all different racial and cultural backgrounds.
We’ll help you find the adoptive family that you want for your child, regardless of race.
“I’m Thinking of Giving My Native American Child Up for Adoption… What Happens Next?”
The race of your baby and their prospective adoptive family has no impact on the amount of love that exists within a family. Transracial adoptions are more common than ever, and you can find families with American Adoptions of many different races who are excited to adopt a child of any ethnic background.
However, you may be concerned about specifically finding families wanting to adopt Native American children.
Some reasons that other pregnant women of Native heritage have cited include:
Wanting to ensure that the adoptive family is prepared to raise your child in a way that respects their birth culture.
Wanting to find a racially- and culturally-conscious adoptive family that will be mindful of your child’s identity as a Native American.
Wanting to adhere to tribal laws and the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) when selecting adoptive parents for your child.
While many diverse families are prepared to welcome a child of any racial heritage, you may be specifically searching for families looking to adopt American Indian kids, perhaps for reasons like those mentioned above.
No matter what you’re looking for in a potential adoptive family, we’ll help you find a family that matches that vision you have for your child. We’ll also help you navigate the ICWA process because you must be able to choose the family that you feel is right for your child, regardless of the race of the adoptive family.
Search Adoption Profiles of Couples Looking to Adopt a Native American Child
You can browse through all the adoption profiles of waiting adoptive families at American Adoptions here, or, you can specifically view the profiles of families wanting to adopt Native American children here.
Not every family who wants to adopt a Native American baby is listed on our website yet, so please contact us online or by calling 1-800-ADOPTION to view additional adoptive family profiles. We’ll talk more about what you’re looking for in a potential family for your baby, and we’ll send you profiles of waiting couples who best match that description.
Then, if you feel like one of those families might be the right parents for your child, we can arrange a conference call so that you can talk to the family. You’ll be able to get to know them before, during and after the adoption to whatever extent you feel comfortable with. You can choose to have an adoption that’s as open or as closed as you want it to be. You’re the one who chooses the amount of communication that you share with your child and their family after the adoption.
Regardless of the adoptive family you ultimately choose for your baby, remember:
Every adoptive family listed on American Adoptions’ website has already undergone an extensive screening process and has been approved for adoption.
All of our adoptive families are excited about the opportunity to develop a relationship with you during and after the adoption process.
Any adoptive families your adoption specialist shows you will be well-prepared and excited to adopt a child of Native American heritage, regardless of their own racial or cultural background.
American Adoptions will also supply you with legal representation to walk you through the ICWA guidelines and ensure that your adoption meets all the requirements for pregnant women of Native American heritage who place a child for adoption. Our priority is making sure that you’re able to place your child with the adoptive parents that you feel are right for your baby.
Call us at 1-800-ADOPTION to get connected with families wanting to adopt Native American children now.
Having trouble finding the perfect adoptive family online? Don’t be discouraged.
American Adoptions is currently working with many adoptive families at all stages of the process — and not all of them are currently listed on our website. We work with a nationwide network of other adoption professionals that can help us conduct a wider search for exactly the family you’re looking for.
To discuss your preferences for an adoptive family and get help finding them, reach out to an adoption specialist by calling 1-800-ADOPTION at any time.
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