An Adoption Story Fifty Years Old

November 24th, 2014

An adoption story revealed at death.  My cousins told me this story after we buried their mother and they visited the grave of Aunt Annie.  They told Aunt Annie that she could rest in peace…

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#30 Days of Love: National Adoption Awareness Month

October 31st, 2014

Happy National Adoption Month! This November, let’s celebrate adoption by highlighting the families created through this selfless and inspirational choice and honor the birth parents.  For the thirty days of November, Adoptions With Love will…

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The Child That Was Never Mine

October 24th, 2014

This letter came to Adoptions With Love from a birthmother who placed her baby for adoption.  She describes her thought process in detail and the loving choice of adoption that she knows is the right…

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Home Studies: Top 10 Considerations

October 22nd, 2014

This is part two of our series “How to Successfully Adopt a Newborn” which focuses on the process of home studies and questions that may arise while you are preparing for your home study. For more…

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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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