Adoption Risks

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Reducing Adoption Risks

Preparing to adopt and the selection of an adoption professional.... [more]

Dealing With Adoption Detours

An adoptive mother shares the story of adopting her two sons, and the difficulties of the adoption process along the way; advice and words of comfort for those frustrated with the adoption process.... [more]

Losing an Adoption

Offers comfort to those who have experiences a reversal of their adoption; includes commentary from those who have experienced such; advice for the would-be adoptive parents.... [more]

What You Should Know Before You Adopt a Child

Attachment issues, adoptive families, and helpful resources.... [more]

Dana's Gift

Adopting parents find out that the child they were about to adopt was terminally ill.... [more]

It Wasn't Meant to Be

A story about losing your adopted child back to the birthmother.... [more]

The Flight/Plight of Adoption

Problems and worries facing parents hoping to adopt.... [more]

On the Eve of Trial: The Story of a Legal Risk Adoption

An adoptive mother's account of her waiting period before the judge's decision on the adoption of her child.... [more]

Disruption or Dissolution

Failed adoptions lead to an overwhelming feeling of guilt on the kids' part, but on a much deeper level they experience disruption as themselves having been lied to.... [more]

Adoption Gone Awry

There are certain fears about adoption, but it is a rarity for a birthparent to seek to get the baby back. Due to past cases, laws have been inacted in some states that now do a better job of protecting adoptive parents.... [more]

Working with the System - Their Way!

One couple's advice for those considering adopting in Australia, and their choice to adopt internationally.... [more]

The Building of the Hatch Family

A couple's story of adopting to make their family, and the hardships involved.... [more]

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