Are Expectant Mothers Considering Adoption Told that Open Adoption is not Enforcable?

Answer I can't speak for all agencies, but the one I was working definitely did not. In fact, I was promised by the agency that I would have visitation rights, and would get updates and pictures. I did no... Read More »

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How can an adoption agency advise expectant mothers of their legal rights?

You know, everyone talks about how the expectant mother needs to get a lawyer and protect her rights - but when you were young or disadvantaged or distraught - would you have felt empowered enough ... Read More »

Mothers in open adoption?

Yes it is extremely painful during visits. For a week before I am a total mess. Then at the visit it feels like my heart is being torn out of my chest. For at least a month after a visit I feel pre... Read More »

Will two or more adoption financial assistance organizations work together on one adoption case so that all of the adoption costs are covered or is help limited to aid from one company per adoption?

No, you can only use one agency per adoption and I would recommend you do so.There are banks, however, that will work with the financial assistance organizations and can provide you low or no inter... Read More »

Social workers, adoptive parents, birth-mothers, and adoptees what are your experiences with open adoption?

(((Emmy)))I'm so sorry you're going through this. It really sucks that you were led to believe one thing when no one actually planned to follow through with it. One thing you said really stood out ... Read More »