Adoption

Others Involved In Your Adoption

While you, your baby and your baby’s adoptive parents will always be the center of your adoption journey, placing a child for adoption will affect more than just you all. Your loved ones and friends, including your baby’s father, can play an important part in your adoption process, as can your adoption professional. It will always be up to you to decide how to include them.

In the articles below, find useful information about sharing your adoption news with your loved ones, involving your baby’s birth father in this process and creating an adoption support system to assist you through this life-changing journey.

How to Build a Strong Adoption Support System

How to Build a Strong Adoption Support System

An unexpected pregnancy can feel like the end of the world, but we promise it doesn’t have to be. By using these tips to build a strong adoption support system, you’ll have help and guidance throughout the unplanned pregnancy decision-making process.

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Choosing an Adoption Professional: The Benefits of Adoption Agencies

Choosing an Adoption Professional: The Benefits of Adoption Agencies

When it comes to adoption agencies, there’s a lot to research. You’ll want to look up the best adoption agencies, private adoption agencies (or domestic adoption agencies), as well as adoption agency reviews. It can be difficult to know where to start, but this guide will make it a breeze.

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Telling Someone about Adoption: Speaking with Your Family and Friends

Telling Someone about Adoption: Speaking with Your Family and Friends

Telling your family about adoption can be stressful, it’s true. But with these tips, learning how to talk about placing a child for adoption and how to tell your family you are “giving away” your baby can feel a lot more manageable

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Can a Family Member Adopt My Baby?

Can a Family Member Adopt My Baby?

Giving your child up for adoption to a family member might seem like a simple solution, but it’s actually more complicated than you might imagine. Find out why having a relative adopt your baby or pursuing a kinship adoption can be tricky for more reasons than one.

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Can My Friend Adopt My Baby?

Can My Friend Adopt My Baby?

Having a friend adopt your baby can seem like the perfect solution. Giving a baby up for adoption to a friend is better than placing your child with a stranger, right? Not necessarily. Read this article to learn about the advantages and disadvantages of when a best friend wants to adopt your baby.

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How to Explain Putting a Baby Up for Adoption to Your Older Kids

How to Explain Putting a Baby Up for Adoption to Your Older Kids

If you are considering giving a baby up for adoption and already have kids, it’s likely that you are wondering how to go about giving a second (or third) child up for adoption. This article covers a very important part of that process: how to explain putting a baby up for adoption to your older...

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Pursuing a Secret Adoption: What to Consider

Pursuing a Secret Adoption: What to Consider

Interested in a secret adoption, a confidential adoption, or an anonymous adoption? First, know there can be some important difficulties to know about. Read this article before committing to a secret adoption.

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