Adoption

No matter which side of the adoption triad you find yourself--adoptee, birth parent, or adoptive parent--there is ample information available to you. You'll read about adopting domestically and internationally, what to experience during pregnancy and how to sort through your options for an unplanned pregnancy, how to sort through emotions as an adult adoptee and how to begin the reunion journey, and advice for foster parenting and general parenting.

There is support available to all members of the triad--support groups, professional counselors, adoption professionals, and family and friends. Even though you may feel like it, you're never alone. If you need support, reach out for it. There is no reason to feel ashamed or embarrassed. It takes courage to ask for help, no matter your situation. You can also share your experiences and your wisdom with others in similar situations.

Whether you're looking to place or to adopt, it's important to sort through all of your options. Take the time to research and study. Don't make a final decision until you're ready. Once you feel that you're ready for the next few steps of your journey, move forward with hope and confidence.

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Adoption Articles

Adoption message boards, more commonly referred to as adoption forums, are a destination for members of the adoption community to discuss issues that affect them. Forums for adult adoptees, adoptive parents, international adoptions, birth parents, parenting, search and reunion, faith-based adoptions, special needs and foster care are among the top categories on Adoption.com. Message boards are a way for people to talk to professionals and peers about issues that require more...

Adoption Blogs

5 years later
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The Outside Looking In
My daughter met a new friend last year towards the end of the  school year in the after school...

Adoption Forums

Got "THE" call, can't...
We sent out letters to obstetricians last week. What they hey, we'll try all kinds of avenues. Sitting in the park...
Adopted by Grandparents?
Were any of you adopted by Grandparents? I was. I lived with my grandparents since I was a baby.

Parent Profiles

Thank you for considering adoption. If you pick us as adoptive parents we promise to love the child unconditionally. This would be our first adoption and we are open to a child of any race.... [more]

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Adoption Photo Listing

Tamija (GA / 12 / F)
Tamija, born 5/02, is a bright, well-spoken and stylish African American/Caucasian child who likes to shop and have her fingernails painted. She also enjoys reading, singing,... [more]

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