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5 Traits of a Mother

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it is the perfect time to think about what makes a mother. Is it just being a parent? Just giving birth? That is debated by others. But at Adoption Choices of Nevada, we think that every woman who walks through our door is a mother. Be that birth mothers or adoptive mothers. Both are mothers in our eyes because they play a huge part in the adoption process. What are the traits of a mother, though? What does it take to be a mother? What are the traits that every mother needs most?…

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The Adoption Process for Birth Parents

Take a few moments to breathe. Let out the air you’re unconsciously holding in. Straighten your back. Take a sip of water. Adoption Choices of Nevada knows that you are probably feeling overwhelmed with all the information being presented to you now that you have made the decision to place your baby for adoption. But what comes next? If you’re asking yourself this question, then this is the blog post for you! Here’s a breakdown of the adoption process for birth parents. Feel free to reference it when you feel at a loss for what to do next. For Birth…

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The Adoption Plan: What is it and Do You Need It?

You’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and either – don’t have the means to take care of him or her or can’t imagine having a child in your life right now. That’s okay! You are not alone. Adoption Choices of Nevada will offer you support and encouragement every step of the way. We understand that you are in a stressful situation and deciding whether or not adoption is the right choice for you isn’t an easy one. While researching adoption, you might have come across the phrase, “adoption plan.” Now, you’re questioning what it means. Why is the adoption plan important,…

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What Birth Mothers can Expect in the Hospital during the Coronavirus

In light of the current coronavirus outbreak, there is no doubt that concerns and worries are circulating regarding what to expect during labor and delivery. News reports have been coming in quick succession, and information seems to change depending on the outlet information is garnered from. This makes it challenging to know what to believe and which sources to trust. We understand. As a full-service adoption agency, Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Reno promises to keep you as updated as we can. Our very own Amanda Travers, Director of Social Services and Birth Parent Programs, is here to impart her…

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The Adoption Triad

Did you know that adoption has a symbol that accompanies it? Many people are unaware of it, so don’t feel bad if you answered no! The symbol is represented in three different parts, with each coming together to intertwine a triangle with a heart. Each part of the triad is a corner of the triangle with the adopted child at the very top. We are going to learn about the three different parts of the adoption triad. With the help of Adoption Choices Nevada, all three parts come together to form a wonderful bond. But what are the three different…

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5 Wonderful Benefits of Gestational Surrogacy for Intended Parents

There is no doubt that gestational surrogacy has benefits for all involved in one way or another. Some may be pretty obvious at first. There are others, though, that you may not have thought of or that surprise you. This week, Adoption Choices of Nevada will be exploring the top 5 benefits of gestational surrogacy for intended parents and delve a bit further into what makes each of them so noteworthy. Benefits for Intended Parents The main advantage for intended parents is obvious: the end of the journey. When their dreams finally come to fruition, and they’re able to raise…

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Why Choose our Adoption Agency in Las Vegas, Nevada?

As a birth mother, picking an agency is a huge step when choosing adoption. It is a step that allows you to connect with a group of people who are there to help you during your adoption journey. There are many reasons to look through the various agencies out there. One may have a few things you like while another has almost all of them. Adoption Choices of Las Vegas wants your adoption journey to be as perfect as possible. Which leads us to the big question: Why choose our adoption agency in Las Vegas? Things to Look for in…

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Gestational Carrier 101: What it Means to be a Gestational Carrier

As you’ve done your research on gestational surrogacy, you’ve probably come across a few articles detailing what it is that intended parents can expect during their gestational journey. There are many. But what can you expect if you’re looking to become a carrier? Perhaps you have a couple of friends who have been struggling to conceive, and are wanting to help them. Maybe you’ve had your kids and want to help other families grow. Whatever the case may be, you’re likely wondering what qualifications you need to be aware of in order to become a gestational carrier. Adoption Choices of…

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For Birth Mothers: Top 30 Questions to Ask Adoptive Parents

As a birth mother, you’re in charge of hand-picking your child’s adoptive parents. You go through the various profile books of potential families, but there’s a downside the viewing them virtually – the emotional aspect is lacking. Prospective adoptive parents can sound lovely on paper, but, when it comes to figuring out who they truly are, you need to hear from them in-person. If there is an option to meet prospective adoptive parents before placement, you should come prepared with questions. You’re interviewing them, after all. The goal is to find a family you feel comfortable around and who is…

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Single Parents and Gestational Surrogacy

Chances are, if you’re a single individual who has been looking into growing your family, you’ve heard about gestational surrogacy. You also probably have some questions as to how you can get started on this journey and what you can expect. This week, I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with Virginia Frank, an Adoption and Surrogacy Attorney and CEO of Adoption Choices of Nevada. Virginia has quite a few accolades to her name, including the 2017 Distinguished Lawyer from Expert Network, the 2016 and 2018 National Academy of Family Law Attorneys’ Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Oklahoma in…