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Meet Our Potential Adoptive Families

Read adoption profiles of potential adoptive parents Meet Our Potential Adoptive Families Are you pregnant and considering adoption? Perhaps you feel ready to start reviewing profiles of potential candidates as adoptive parents for your child… If so, you can read online profiles of prospective adoptive families that have been carefully screened by Friends in Adoption and are legally approved to … Read More

Ryan’s Story: A Birth Father

“Patty told us everything about what FIA stood for and about how things would go. She told us about open adoption — I had no idea what it was, but when I found out, I was all for it. …. Going through a teen pregnancy was definitely one of the hardest things I have had to go through, but I believe everything happens for a reason.”” src=”https://www.friendsinadoption.orgadoption-guide/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Ryan-Story-Birth-Father-Adoption-300×234.jpg” width=”300″ height=”234″ /> “Patty told us everything about what FIA stood for and about how things would go. She told us about open adoption — I had no idea what it was, but when I found out, I was all for it. …. Going through a teen pregnancy was definitely one of the hardest things I have had to go through, but I believe everything happens for a reason.” …… Read More

New Study on Adoption, Family Diversity

Update: Some external hyperlinks links for this article have been removed and the text below is for research purposes only. Reason: The links will take our readers to a broken page. The original URLs were kept within the text, but with added spaces to eliminate the hyperlinks. INSTITUTE SEEKS ADOPTIVE PARENTS FOR NEW STUDY ON FAMILY DIVERSITY The Donaldson Adoption Institute is … Read More

Adoption is Not the Same as Having a Child of Your Own

Originally Written by: Dawn Davenport, of Creating a Family May 18, 2010 “Adoption Is Not The Same As Having A Child Of Your Own”: The statement that adoption is not the same as having a child of your own is both remarkably accurate and remarkably wrong.  The first part—“not the same as”—is quite true.  Adoption and giving birth are two very … Read More

CLOSURE – A Documentary About an Adoptee’s Quest to Find her Birth Mother

A new adoption documentary has been produced by film maker Bryan Tucker. It documents 26 year old Angela Tucker’s journey as a transracial adoptee to find her birth mother. It has been generating a lot of interest in the adoption world. Have a look at the promo over at their kickstarter page here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1885614069/closure-adoption-documentary Review Addison Cooper, who regularly reviews adoption … Read More

Dave Thomas Adoption Quote

Dave Thomas says it best when it comes to marriage equality, adoption and family! “People ask me: ‘What about gay adoptions? Interracial? Single Parent?’ I say: ‘Hey fine, as long as it works for the child and the family is responsible.’ My big stand is this: Every child deserves a home and love. Period.“ — Dave Thomas

19th Annual Adoption and the Family Conference – 10 Mar 2013

FIA will be in attendance! Drop by and say “Hi” to Dawn and meet the FIA staff members at their Table! Dawn will also be a speaker at one of the workshops. Conference Details: Ametz is holding its 19th annual ADOPTION and the FAMILY CONFERENCE… on Sunday, March 10, 2013, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM *Please Note: Daylight Savings Time begins this day! at The … Read More

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