The difference between a “match” and a finalized adoption and how confusion over the two can add to your anxiety.
Along the way we were asked again “Why?”: Why not just accept that you’re not supposed be parents? Why don’t you understand that children may not be a part of God’s plan for you and your husband?
Of all the birthmother myths, none stings more than the accusation that birthmothers “give up” their babies.
Nineteen years ago, birth mothers were not telling their stories. There was and is so much shame and resistance to speaking our side of the adoption story.
The one thing you can’t do after connecting with an expectant mother is ignore her or take her for granted.
Worry over how your adopted child is bonding with you is normal and nothing to be ashamed of.
From word of mouth to posting your profile online, there are ways to find a baby to adopt without an agency.
Here are some examples of effective adoption profile letters.
Self-matching is an alternative to finding a match through an agency. Here are some tips to help you along.
Despite what anyone else says about you or your decision, you have the right to choose the family that you think is right for you.