Making an Adoption Hospital Plan for Pregnancy & Delivery

July 12th, 2017

The adoption journey can be very emotional; especially as your due date approaches and you begin to prepare for the birth of your baby. As excited as you are to welcome your son or daughter…

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7 Famous Adoptive Fathers You Might Not Know About

June 9th, 2017

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Like Mother’s Day, though, this holiday goes much beyond gifts and greeting cards. This holiday is about celebrating dad and the family he helped build. It is a…

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Using Positive Adoption Language

May 25th, 2017

Language can be very powerful. Our choice of words can reveal a lot about who we are and what we think, feel, and value. When we talk about sensitive subjects, therefore, we tend to choose…

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Birth Mothers’ Thoughts on Mother’s Day

May 9th, 2017

Mother’s Day is a day of honor and celebration, recognizing the endless love that mothers have and the countless sacrifices that they make for their children. For families in the adoption community, Mother’s Day could…

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May is National Foster Care Month

May 4th, 2017

For many of us, May is the time of the year we associate with flowers and sunshine, barbecues and outdoor celebrations, and honoring Mom on the second Sunday of the month. What many of us…

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May Flowers & Adoption Showers: Tips for Hosting an Adoption Baby Shower

May 3rd, 2017

Spring is officially here. As the warm weather sets in and April showers pass by, we look forward to seeing what new life will blossom this season. This is especially true for many prospective parents…

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Helping Your Patients Through Unplanned Pregnancy Emotions

April 26th, 2017

Adoption is a sensitive subject and emotional experience. Certainly, the same can be said about unplanned pregnancy. When a woman first discovers she is pregnant, she experiences a rush of different, often competing, emotions –…

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Options Counseling: How to Talk About Pregnancy Options with Your Patient

April 19th, 2017

An unplanned pregnancy is often a considerable crisis in a woman’s life, one in which she may look to others for guidance and support.  With questions like What am I going to do? and How…

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20 Questions to Ask a Patient Considering Adoption

April 12th, 2017

Discovering an unplanned pregnancy can be a very emotional (and often confusing) experience for expectant parents. With the many unplanned pregnancy options available today, deciding what to do after this initial discovery can also be…

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State-by-State: How to Place Your Baby for Adoption in Wyoming

March 31st, 2017

Are you pregnant and considering adoption?  Discovering an unplanned pregnancy is an emotional, overwhelming time for many young women.  Right now, you may not know where you can go for help, who to call for…

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