When an expectant parent chooses to be represented by an attorney, it is important for all of the parties in the adoption to understand that the role of the attorney is to advocate for his client. Our adoption law expert explains.
Adoption Referrals & Expectant Mother Matches
Receiving an international adoption referral or matching with an expectant mother is an exciting step on your adoption process. Learn what to expect in a referral, and how to navigate the match period, in the expert articles and personal stories below.
A reader asks how to write a great adoption reference letter that her friend will show to prospective birth mothers.
In part one of our family's adoption odyssey, we make our way through our state's Fost/Adopt program and find that things don't always go according to plan. But sometimes, that's for the best.
We asked our readers to share their stories about getting the adoption call. Where were you? How did you react? Read how they received the joyful news!
A father-to-be offers tips for keeping the dream of a child alive after the crushing disappointment of a failed match with an expectant mother.
Sometimes, bonds in adoption form so instantly, so mysteriously, you just wonder how you ever got this lucky…