How To Find An Adoption Match Through Instagram

Jaimie Dorn still can’t believe it.

“Sometimes when I tell the story myself, I can’t even believe that it’s real and that he’s really here,” she said.

“He” is Christian, the baby boy she and her husband recently adopted after finding a match through Instagram.

For years, adoption agencies have traditionally been the go-to place for waiting adoptive parents to find an adoption match. But the Dorns decided that wasn’t the route for them.

So, on the advice of a friend, the Long Island, New York couple turned their attention to independent adoption, hoping to expand their family by connecting with expectant parents on their own. Continue reading