My insurance company is refusing to cover medical expenses for my new child. Help!
I chose our route because I didn't feel comfortable adopting outside our race. Six bittersweet years of motherhood have taught me to look beyond appearances.
I’m considering a special-needs adoption. What might a referral indicate?
Are all the bewildering ups and downs I've experienced during our wait typical of the international adoption process?
Tips for — and from — domestic adoptive parents on preparing for the emotional journey to meet your child.
If you're worried the child you're adopting has been exposed to alcohol prenatally, what should you watch out for?
You've decided you're ready to grow your family — again. Here's help with answering the questions you didn't have to ask the first time you adopted.
I bought that stuffed animal — and that book, and that baby hat — in a moment of weakness. But as the wait stretched on, I realized those slip-ups are what kept me going.
For a child who joins a family with his own history, his own culture– his own name– the story's rarely rooted in the pages of a baby names book. AF readers share how they made the naming decision.
While they may appear fragile, premature infants are surprisingly resilient. Here's what you need to know about premature baby adoption and care.
An adoption attorney explains the legal steps surrounding your child's birth when you adopt domestically.
For working people who want to adopt, the need to take time off without pay may put adoption beyond your financial means.
Don’t be surprised if your mate resists adoption even as you are embracing it.
The information you need to know, and how to track it down.
Why adopt a child with medical special needs? The answers will surprise you and touch your soul.
If there’s a possibility that the baby you are planning to adopt was exposed to drugs in utero, what should you be prepared for?
She was going to have a child but couldn’t keep it, I wanted a child desperately but couldn’t have one. She was the mother at birth; I was the mother right after. It sounds simple, but it wasn’t.
We thought accepting a referral would be the easy part. It wasn’t.
What do you write when the merchandise on offer is your heart?
As foster parents, you open your hearts and home to a child even as you're preparing to reunite her with her birth mother.