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Adoption Fears and Questions Answered for Adoptive Parents

Adoption can be a beautiful way to build a family, but it’s not always an easy way. There are plenty of fears that can creep in as hopeful adoptive parents consider and pursue this journey. Here are a few common fears/questions parents face as they approach adoption and some ideas of ways to help overcome … Continue reading Adoption Fears and Questions Answered for Adoptive Parents

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What to do While Waiting for Adoption (Adoptive Parents)

Home studies, interviews, applications, and paperwork is complete. All is approved and now it’s time to wait. It’s time to wait for a match with a birth mother and then of course, for the birth of the baby. While waiting can quite possibly be the most difficult period during your adoption process, there is no … Continue reading What to do While Waiting for Adoption (Adoptive Parents)

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Adoption Basics 101-7: In the Hospital and Adoption Placement

One of the rights of the birth mother is to create her birth plan, which will be used to share her wishes and preferences about labor and delivery with the hospital staff. Adoption Choices of Alabama is very supportive in helping a birth mother create her ideal birth plan. In an open adoption, the adoptive parents … Continue reading Adoption Basics 101-7: In the Hospital and Adoption Placement

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Adoption Basics 101-6: Telling Others About Your Adoption Plan

Choosing to place a child for adoption is generally a very difficult and emotional process for the birth mother. It is often hard for birth mothers to tell friends and family about their decision to place their child for adoption. This is particularly hard when the birth mother’s extended family is against the idea of … Continue reading Adoption Basics 101-6: Telling Others About Your Adoption Plan