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Post Placement Gift Ideas for Your Child’s Birth Mother

Your child’s birth mother will always hold a special place in your heart. Through her decision to place her baby for adoption, she has given you the gift of parenthood. Her choice has changed your entire world in the very best way. Conveying your gratitude for her is difficult because, in truth, there are no words to describe how thankful you are for her. And even still, a gift for her may still not feel like enough. But giving your child’s birth mother a personalized gift after placement is more than just showing her your gratitude. It is a gesture…

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Planning a Baby Shower for Adoptive Parents

Baby showers, birth announcements, coming home parties. Celebrating your growing family with a baby shower is like a right of passage for every parent. This goes for parents going through adoption as well. And today, it is very common for adoptive families to host a baby shower before adopting. But planning this event is a bit different when you’re adopting. With the unpredictable nature of adoption, deciding when and how to host these celebratory events can be tricky. Planning a Baby Shower: When and How A baby shower’s purpose is to celebrate the upcoming new addition and to help prepare…

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Cradle Care and The Adoption Process

When you set out to adopt a child, you do so knowing that there will be many moving parts to make this happen. From the home study to the hospital, adoption is a long journey. Because of this, adoption can seem overwhelming at times with all the small details that go into it. That said, you may have heard the term “Cradle Care” when researching adoption. With so many terms in the adoption world, it can be hard to keep track of them all. Here at Adoption Choices of Nevada, our goal is to make this process as uncomplicated as…

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Adoptive Parents: Questions to Ask Your Adoption Agency

Adopting comes with an infinite amount of questions, especially at the beginning. There is so much you want to know that it can be difficult to keep track of what you’ve asked and what the most necessary questions are. From learning about different types of adoption to what a home study is, you may feel overwhelmed with the overload of information. But keep in mind that these questions are essential to beginning your adoption journey. When you’ve decided to adopt, your first step will be to find which adoption agency you want to use. While there are universal standards, practices,…

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Adopting a Baby: What are the First Steps?

Adopting a baby is a long process, full of twists and turns and unexpected hurdles. It can be hard to navigate when you’re first starting out. “What age do I want to adopt and how do I decide?” “What agency should I go to?” “How do I choose a birth mother?” “What is a home study?” These are some of the questions you’re sure to have. So what are the first steps? We’re going to go over the first few things in on your list to get you started on your adoption journey. Finding an Agency  First things first, you’ll…