What is a Home Study? Is it Important to Me?

What is a Home Study? Is it Important to Me? If you’re getting too the point where you need to start choosing your adoptive parents, someone may have mentioned a home study. But what is that? You might wonder, “Are they going to study me at home? Is this part of the adoption process?”  A [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

What is a “birth plan” in adoption?

What is a “birth plan” in adoption? Many times a birthmother is asked (once an adoption plan is in place) about her “birth plan”. What IS a birth plan? It’s a plan made by the birthmother as to what she wants to happen during labor & delivery. The first concern is to decide if you [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|Is Adoption Right for Me|0 Comments

What to Look for in an Adoptive Family

What to Look for in an Adoptive Family The biggest decision you make as a  birthmother is who is right to adopt your baby. Birthmothers who have already gone through the process will tell you that they couldn’t pinpoint one reason, or make a list of their ideal traits. Sometimes, a family will just feel [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|Is Adoption Right for Me|0 Comments

What to Do When Adoptive Family Doesn’t Honor Open Adoption Agreement

What to Do When Adoptive Family Doesn’t Honor Open Adoption Agreement You may be new to the idea of an open adoption, as it is a relatively new practice and not always discussed by adoption agencies as an option. An open adoption refers to a birthmother-to-adoptive parent relationship where the birthmother has contact and receives [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments