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An expectant mother and prospective adoptive mother meet and talk for the first time

Parents Share: The “Match Meeting” with an Expectant Mother

Parents Share: The “Match Meeting” with an Expectant Mother

"Be yourself" and more real-life advice for the "match meeting" with an expectant mother.

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Author Lisa Emmerich and her husband with their three biological children and newborn son through domestic adoption

“Uncharted Territory”

Sometimes, you go somewhere expecting it to be totally different, and it ends up seeming familiar. I had that feeling as I led a group of students on a trip to China—and then again, back home, as we met an expectant mother.

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The Adoption Process from the Expectant Mother’s Perspective

What is it really like to decide on adoption, look through parent profiles to choose a family, and place your child in their arms—and how can the adoption process better serve these women?

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