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Things to Consider When Choosing an Adoption Agency

Things to Consider When Choosing an Adoption Agency When you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and you’ve decided adoption is the right choice for you, it’s important to consider all of your adoption agency options. Not all adoption agencies are alike, so you’ll want to choose carefully. The agency you choose should help you through the entire adoption process from start to post adoption support. [...] Read more

Same-sex parenting and LGBTQ Families

Same-sex parenting and LGBTQ Families Ever wonder if you should place your baby for adoption by a gay couple versus a heterosexual couple? There are many couples excited and eager to adopt, so how do you choose the right family? Adoption agencies for same sex couples work hard to ensure they receive the exact same treatment as a heterosexual couple. Adoption agencies for same sex couples and [...] Read more

National Infertility Awareness Week

National Infertility Awareness Week With infertility awareness week on the horizon, and since often times, infertility leads to making an adoption plan, we thought we’d lay out some of the facts. National Infertility Awareness Week is a movement that began in 1989 with the goal of raising awareness about infertility and encourage the public to understand their reproductive health. Infertility is [...] Read more

It's Your Choice

It's Your Choice Are you a woman facing an unplanned pregnancy and looking for an abortion alternative and curious about your options? Are you wondering what makes adoption a more viable choice for you over abortion? An abortion is the intentional termination of a pregnancy, performed as a short surgical procedure. Adoption involves the process of placing a baby with an adoptive family to raise [...] Read more

Teenage Pregnancy

Teenage Pregnancy When you are a teenager, people often tell you not to let those precious years of freedom pass you by because they come and go so quickly. For girls who are facing teen pregnancy, these years are anything but free from worry and require immediate help. If this sounds all too familiar to you, you are certainly not alone. In 2014, a total of 249,078 babies were born to women aged [...] Read more

Choosing an Adoption Agency

Choosing an Adoption Agency If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering adoption, you will want to learn more about your options. There are a number of pregnancy resources for adoption, but how do you know where to start? Pregnancy clinics can offer some initial information about adoption but they aren’t always a good source to get all of your questions answered. You also have to [...] Read more

A Birthmother’s Struggle

A Birthmother’s Struggle If you are one of the thousands of women every year who choose to place your unborn baby for adoption, we know there are times after the adoption where you feel judged and mistreated. People may say hurtful things such as, “How could she give her baby up?” Often times, these words hurt, but it’s important to remember you are not giving up your baby. In fact, you are doing [...] Read more

Weighing in on Open or Closed Adoption when Making an Adoption Plan

Weighing in on Open or Closed Adoption when Making an Adoption Plan When making an adoption plan, one of the biggest components to factor in is whether or not to have a closed or open adoption. In recent years, open adoption has become more popular. An open adoption is one in which there is contact between the birth mother and adoptive parents during the pregnancy and oftentimes, after the baby [...] Read more

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