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.

advertisement

Adoption Articles

One way to improve the way someone feels about adoption, particularly an adoptee, requires the use of positive adoption-related language. Adopters are advised to never call an adoptee's biological parents their real parents and to correct anyone who uses the latter. A biological parent is more commonly referred to as a birth parent, who is biologically related to the adoptee but is no longer legally required to care for the child and its needs. An adoptee's curiosity about his...

Adoption Blogs

We recommend you shop early and...
We recommend you shop early and online for the most http://www.dekaufen.de/abendkleider popular 2008 prom dresses....
40% Bei BALAYI Brautmoden In...
40% Bei BALAYI Brautmoden In Berlin Und Hamburg Brautkleider, Abendkleider, Abilballkleider, Cocktailkleider,...

Adoption Forums

How did you feel when you learnt...
What was it like when you first learnt about your birth name if it was different than your adoptive name? It was...
Toddler Exposed to Meth
Hello, Just when I was about to give up I was sent the profile for a toddler who has been exposed to meth. Well,...

Parent Profiles

We have a lot of love for each other & a lot of love to give a child. We have wanted to become parents for a long time but can't do it on our own. We'd love to start our family through... [more]

[about us]   [contact us]   [waiting couples in VA]   [all]

Adoption Photo Listing

Latour (VA / 18 / M)
This duo will enchant you! Latour and Dominique are an African American brother and sister team, and they want to grow up together in a permanent family. They both sport beautiful... [more]

[about me]   [search]   [waiting children in VA]   [all]

Domestic Adoption?
Virginia
Click here to visit Adoption Home Study Provider
If you live in the U.S. and are going to adopt, you will need an adoption home study. Click here to find a home study provider in your area. Get Started Today!
Adoption Home Study Provider
 
advertisement