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Explaining Complicated Aspects of Adoption to Your Child

No matter the circumstances of you adopting your child, it marks the beginning of a lifelong journey for a new member of your family. Though you may recount early memories with your adopted baby fondly,…

Why Birth Mothers Choose Adoption

Placing a child for adoption can be a difficult choice. As a birth mother, you may experience self-doubt or even fear when deciding to choose adoption, but it’s important to be certain that you’re doing…

The Current State of Adoption: A Study by NCFA

Considering how many families have voiced their concerns about the current state of adoption, the National Council for Adoption has recently posted a study about actual adoption statistics from their ongoing research. It includes the…

The Changing Climate of Adoption: Why Did the IAC Close?

After news broke about the Independent Adoption Center (IAC) closing abruptly, many families are devastated and confused about the prospect of adoption. IAC indicated that part of the reason for the closure, was due to…

Case Workers: The Role of Birth Mother Advocates in the Adoption Process

The adoption process can be a difficult choice to make and sometimes a confusing road to navigate. At AdoptHelp, we try to make things easier for birth mothers by providing them with 24/7 access to…

Independent Adoption Center (IAC) Closes Its Doors

On January 31, 2017, the Independent Adoption Center (IAC) announced that it was closing its doors after 34 years. This news was shocking and devastating to hopeful adoptive families that were waiting to adopt through…

How to Support Those Waiting to Adopt a Baby

The adoption process can be beautiful and unforgettable, but it can also be a difficult time for hopeful adoptive parents. Because the wait may be tough to deal with, friends and family hoping to help…

Am I Ready to Adopt? 10 Questions to Ask if You’re Thinking About Adoption

There are so many factors that can influence a family’s choice to adopt. While the decision makes sense for some, adoption may not be the right fit for others. As this is a life changing…

Changes to the 2017 Adoption Tax Credit

The adoption tax credit is a non-refundable credit provided to adoptive parents. It offers a great solution to offset some of the costs of adoption. According to the IRS, the adoption tax credit for 2017…

Adoption New Year’s Resolutions!

As the holidays and 2016 come to a close, you may be considering which New Year’s resolution to make for 2017. Over recent years, modern domestic adoptions have improved leaps and bounds, allowing for more…