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7 Children’s Movies with Adoption Themes

Adoption is a recurring theme in a variety of children’s TV shows and movies. While oftentimes this theme is expressed inaccurately or without much care, there are a few movies that either subtly or directly…

Hospital Expectations for Adoptive Parents

As a birth mother’s due date approaches, it’s natural for anyone involved in the adoption to feel excited, nervous, and all kinds of emotions. Since there is always some uncertainty among prospective adoptive parents with…

Dealing with Birth Mother’s Withdrawal from Open Adoption

Open adoption arrangements can vary greatly, from the birth mother simply selecting the adoptive family to maintained communication after the placement of the child.  Typically these arrangements are decided upon before the birth, to make…

Building Relationships with Other Adoptees

Making friends is an important part of growing up. As a child, it is beneficial to be exposed to people that are both similar, and different than you. So, as an adoptee, finding friends that…

Public vs. Private Adoption

When considering growing your family through adoption, it is important to know that there are different routes available and to determine which is right for you. Two different opportunities for hopeful adoptive parents include fostering…

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…