Adoption Statistics and Trends
Abortion Incidence and Services in the US Results from the Alan Guttmacher Institute's 1995-1996 survey are compiled with statistics dating back to 1973. Adoption & Foster Care Statistics Tables of data on adoption, foster care, and other child welfare programs, from the Children's...
The Legal Maze of Kinship Care
The prevalence of grandparents and other relatives as primary child caregivers has skyrocketed nationwide since 1983. This emergence of kinship care can be attributed to a number of complex and interwoven factors, including welfare reform, the rising rates of incarceration for women, the effect of... Adopting Parents - Child Adoption - Getting Started
Books Chat Forum Newsletter FOR RESIDENTS OF: Canada | Other Countries Resources ... International Adoption - Egypt
According to the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, securing custody of Egyptian orphans is extremely difficult, as adoption is essentially illegal in Egypt. The U. S. Embassy in Cairo has no authority to intervene in Egyptian court proceedings on behalf of an American couple who wants to adopt an abandoned...
Adoption Network Law Center and Holiday Inn "adopt" A Birth Mother
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adoption Network Law Center, a California law corporation that supports Birth Mothers nationwide facing unplanned pregnancies, is "adopting" a Birth Mother, Mariella, and her family for the holidays. This year, Holiday Inn®... Adoption Network Law Center "adopts" A Birth Mother for the holidays
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adoption Network Law Center, a California law corporation that supports Birth Mothers nationwide facing unplanned pregnancies, has adopted a Birth Mother and her family for the holidays. This is the 7th year in a row that... A happy ending for two families
ALPENA - Emotions ran high when two new families were joined officially Tuesday as part of Alpena County's celebration of National Adoption Day. Jimenez: Why does DSWD have to decide on child adoption?
WITH the liberalization in the teenage world, many unwanted births happen and it is a sad state for children who have no world to see in their future. But it is worth to note that there are also couples who have no children at all and dream to take care of children who need the care of elders,...
Castes and Prejudice
February 11, 2011, 6:02 pm
Children are not like produce. You can’t stand in the grocery store, looking through the bin of bananas, trying to pick the perfect bunch, moving the bananas to the side that are too brown or too green. With children, you get…what you get.
With both my daughters, I never chose the child that... Blessed to be Adopting
November 29, 2011, 7:17 pm
How about a feel-good story this week?
Recently, I interviewed a family who is adopting a boy from Ethiopia. Meet the Page family. Mollie and her husband Scott have three adorable girls. The boy, Isaiah, they are waiting to bring home from Ethiopia is equally as cute.
Two years ago, Mollie... Choosing an Adoption Path (Openness, Risk, Age of Child)
February 4, 2013, 12:41 pm
When embarking on the adventure of an adoption journey, there are many choices to make along the way. Financial considerations are at the forefront of many hopeful adoptive parents’ minds, but there are many other factors to take into account.
International adoption is almost...
Adoption: Right Choice
October 08, 2003Imagine my son's delivery room. He has just been born, and our family is huddled together with the love and warmth and security that only a mother and father can provide.Too bad it... The Miracle of Baby Luke
Most people go on their first dates and talk about movies, likes and dislikes. Maurice and I talked about wanting children on our first date. Granted, we weren't 25 anymore and we both had a previous...