Should the birth certificate mention the word adoption?

Answer Contact a local adoption agency. They can arrange prospective adoptive parents and meeting to discuss the options you have regarding the idea.You can also talk to the hospital social worker where y... Read More »

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Can the birth father later reverse the adoption of your son if he is not on the birth certificate?

How do I get an original adoption birth certificate?

Find the Adoptive StateFind the state the child was adopted in. Note that 26 states are closed adoption states, meaning you cannot obtain the original birth certificate without a court order. Howev... Read More »

How do I amend a birth certificate after adoption?

The Decision ProcessDuring the process of adoption, prospective adoptive families must decide if they will change the adoptee's name. If the adoptee's name will be changed, the future adoptive par... Read More »

How do I find an original birth certificate after adoption?

Open StateFind out if you were born in an open adoption state. The states that allow adoptees to see their original birth certificates are Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Kansas, Maine, New Hampshire, O... Read More »