Hoping to Adopt

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Post-Adoption Depression Syndrome

You've probably heard of post-partum depression, which is fairly common for new mothers. Post-partum depression is a hormone imbalance issue that can cause new mothers to become depressed, ... [more]

Anticipating a Home Study

One of the most frightening and mysterious aspects of adoption or foster care is the home study. The thought of having your life and family scrutinized makes people uneasy. It needn't be ... [more]

A Relinquished Baby Reminisces

Author writes a story from the point of view of an adopted infant.... [more]

Adoption - Taking Care of Yourself

While waiting for placement, or shortly thereafter, there are things for adopting and new adoptive parents to consider, both tasks to complete and self-care.... [more]

Considering Adoption

After deciding to adopt, specific questions need to be answered to determine how to do so and what kind of child you want.... [more]

Deciding on a Second Child

Discusses the pros and cons of adopting a second child and questions to ask yourself; commentary from parents who have adopted a second child.... [more]

Divorce During Adoption

Uses scenarios to address legal questions regarding divorce and adoption.... [more]

Every Child Deserves a Loving Family

Every child deserves to have a loving family regardless of the child's age, uniqueness, or special needs.... [more]

Gay Adoption

Review of the legal and social issues of gay adoption; particularly in the area of adoption of special needs children from the foster care system... [more]

Genetics Vs. Adoption

How age affects the attachment of adoptees to their adoptive parents.... [more]

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Jordan (FL / 16 / F)
Jordan's personality is described as quiet for she keeps to herself. Her favorite color is blue. Jordan enjoys listening to a variety of music, water parks and theme parks. She... [more]
Parent Profiles
Hello! We're a married, mixed race family hoping to adopt a new baby. All three of us are excited to continue building our family through open adoption. Our family is filled with... [more]
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