Adoption Talk Blog

How Much Does Adoption Cost? How Long Does it Take?

Our clients often ask us how long they can expect to wait to adopt a child and the cost associated with adoption. At A Baby Step Adoption, we tout quick match times, and we can help you with resources to help fund your adoption. We are also lucky to have Barbara Casey, an adoption attorney, as the founder and head of our agency as well as other [...] Read more

Raising a Child with FASD (fetal alcohol syndrome disorders)

Sometimes our adoptive families are deciding whether or not to adopt a child who has been exposed to alcohol in utero. We have seen many cases of this scenario where the child thrives and goes on to have a wonderful life. Of course, it's natural to have many questions, and our caseworkers can help you through the adoption process, but FASD (fetal [...] Read more

Facing Teenage Pregnancy

Teenage Pregnancy Facing an unplanned pregnancy is difficult for anyone, but as a teeanger, It may seem like the world is ending. As a pregnant teenager girl, you are probably incredibly scared, anxious, and not sure where to turn next. There is absolutely no one who can make this choice but you. It is your body, and you are ultimately the only [...] Read more

Things to Consider when Deciding between Abortion Vs. Adoption

Things to Consider when Deciding between Abortion Vs. Adoption According to Planned Parenthood’s recently released Annual Report, the organization perform 113 abortions for every one adoption referral. Clearly, more women choose abortion over adoption, but before you decide what is right for you, it is important to know the facts so you can make [...] Read more

Save the Adoption Tax Credit!!

Save the Adoption Tax Credit Due to the importance of the issue and how strongly ABSA feels about saving the Adoption Tax Credit, we are sharing this information sent from the North American Council on Adoptable Children. Let Your Members of Congress Know How Much the Adoption Tax Credit Matters to You! As many of you know, the adoption tax credit [...] Read more

National Study Shows Domestic Infant Adoption Remains Steady

National Study Shows Domestic Infant Adoption Remains Steady There are some interesting statistics recently released from The National Council for Adoption (NCFA). According to their National Adoption Data study: Adoption: By the Numbers, adoption rates have fallen in the U.S. from 133,737 in 2007 to 11,373 in 2014. The decline can be attributed [...] Read more

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