The First Steps to Take When Adopting a Newborn

September 30th, 2014

Many people are under the impression that adopting a newborn infant in the United States is a long and difficult journey.  While it may take over a year, there are many healthy, wonderful children who…

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How To Find My Birth Parents: Important Tips to Consider When Beginning the Search

August 8th, 2014

18 is not a magic number.  I say this is because at Adoptions With Love we get requests all the time; I am turning 18 and I want to meet my birthmother or my son/daughter…

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Baby Safe Haven and Adoption

June 25th, 2014

The Baby Safe Haven Laws in each state allow parents to anonymously leave their unharmed infant with designated authorities without fear of prosecution.  Since 1999, all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico…

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4 Keys to a Successful Open Adoption

May 7th, 2014

Open adoption can be a beneficial and positive experience for birthparents, adoptive parents, and most importantly, for the child. Over the years, adoption plans throughout the United States have become increasingly more open.  This “openness”…

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Choosing Adoption is Not “Giving Up”

May 7th, 2014

Giving up your baby for adoption is NOT giving up.  It is a common term that is used in casual conversation and in the media.  It is derived from the term: “put up for adoption.”…

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Dealing with an Unplanned Pregnancy: Why We Chose Adoption

May 6th, 2014

I have always been very aware and supportive of adoption, myself being adopted and raised with an adopted sibling. Therefore, when I found myself facing an unplanned pregnancy during my final semester of college, adoption…

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Social Media and Your Adoption

February 14th, 2014

My adoption story has never been a secret. As far back as I can remember, I have always known that I was adopted; whether I truly understood what that meant was a different story. I…

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November is National Adoption Month

November 25th, 2013

1976 Gov. Dukakis proclaimed an adoption awareness week in Massachusetts. 1984 President Reagan expanded that to a National Adoption Week 1995 President Clinton proclaimed November National Adoption Month, stating: “For many people across the United…

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Open Adoption: Changes Over the Years

November 7th, 2013

Adoption has moved from closed to increasing openness. The “Today Show” has been featuring a week long series on “Choosing Adoption.”  The show featured Dr. Nancy Snyderman and her adopted daughter’s journey to meet her…

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Who Will Adopt My Baby?

August 8th, 2013

Who Will Adopt My Baby? When faced with an untimely and unplanned pregnancy, you have many choices.  This may be a time of shock, worry and a road you did not plan on traveling down. …

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