The Process


The adoption process for hopeful adoptive parents who are waiting to adopt a child through domestic or international adoption.

AF readers offer tips on announcing your adoption plans.

“We’re Adopting!” How to Announce Your Decision to Friends and Family

“We’re Adopting!” How to Announce Your Decision to Friends and Family

Adoptive Families readers share the when, what, and how of announcing their decision to grow their families.

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The long road of infertility led to my perfect family

“Moving Past My Infertility”

My infertility was in the past. But was I ready to laugh at immature teenage jokes about adoption?

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Adopting with bipolar disorder is possible

“Would I Be Allowed to Adopt After the Diagnosis?”

I was terrified that telling our social worker I'd been diagnosed with bipolar disorder would end our dream of having a child.

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