Adoption found its way into dozens of new books published in 2017, including several literary award winners and high-profile bestsellers that engage with and question adoption in complex and sometimes challenging ways.
Our daughter is not a public exhibit. She deserves to be protected from questions that undermine the legitimacy of our family.
Teen and young adult adoptees who grew up in fully open adoptions talk about their relationships with their birth parents and adoptive parents and the many benefits openness has brought them.
Openness in adoption should begin long before the expectant mother and adoptive family navigate ongoing contact. An agency and an attorney discuss best practices for working with prospective birth parents.