If you’re already parenting and are considering growing your family through adoption, you may face a few questions and decisions that didn’t surface when you first became a parent. How can you decide the right path? Should we consider adopting out of birth order? How do we prepare our child for a new sibling through adoption—or, possibly, an adoption plan that falls through?
Beth Friedberg, LCSW, Associate Director of the Modern Family Center at Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children, addresses common questions and concerns about adopting while already parenting.