Grandparents as Parents
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over the last 25 years, the number of children being raised by someone other than a parent has increased dramatically, with the vast majority of these children being raised by their grandparents. Between 1990 and 1998, the number of families in...
Are Laws Regarding Reimbursement of Expenses a Good Idea?
In the past couple of years, the adoption field has become increasingly concerned about reports of birthparents "shopping around" to find the highest bidder to pay for expenses during and after pregnancy. Several convictions of baby-selling and cases of pregnant women collecting money... Homestudy 101: Oh, The Scrutiny!
What Is It? What You Need To Know A homestudy is required for all adoptions, except in some cases of kinship and stepparent adoptions where the requirement may be waived or simplified. A homestudy is valid for a period of one year from the date of approval. It must be renewed if the... Alternatives to adoption
Since there is no such thing as an accidental adoption, it’s a given that by the time the process is started there’s been a lot of thinking about the ins and outs and whos and whats and wherefores. Other options for families should all be considered during the course of the...
I Hope to adopt from...the United States of America (privately)
July 16, 2006, 9:19 am
Most of the people who adopt the 120,000 some children adopted each year in this country adopt domestically.
It's hard to find current, accurate statistics for domestic adoption, but since 10-12% of the children adopted each year are adopted internationally, that leaves a little over 100,000... Who'd Have Thought? An Introduction
August 17, 2009, 7:04 am
Good morning! My name is Karen, and I'm one of the new bloggers here at AdoptionBlogs.com. I've already posted a short intro on the Open Adoption blog, but I'll be writing for the Domestic Infant Adoption blog as well, so I thought I'd post a happy hello here as well.
As I've said before, my...
Identified Adoption - Adoption Encyclopedia
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Designated and Interstate Services
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Child Placement Center
Designated Adoption: Birth parents select an adoptive family from de-identified profiles of prospective adoptive families provided by the child-placing agency. The amount of openness is established prior to placement, through the birth mother and adoptive family's needs and preferences.
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