Adoption involves parents and their children, loss and grief, and complicated joy. There’s a lot at stake when things don’t work out and even more so when they do. The… Continue Reading >
Gestational vs Traditional Surrogacy
There are two types of surrogacy, gestational and traditional. A surrogate mother is a woman who agrees to carry someone else’s baby. She becomes pregnant using some form of assisted… Continue Reading >
Adoption vs Surrogacy
What’s the difference between adoption vs surrogacy? There are several differences between adoption vs surrogacy. In an adoption, the potential parents are called adoptive parents. In a surrogacy, the potential parents are… Continue Reading >
Why Do Single Parents Adopt?
Should I give my child up for adoption? When you’re thinking about adoption, you may consider this choice because you’re not financially or emotionally ready to parent alone. What about… Continue Reading >
What is a Home Study?
When you’re considering adoption, you know that there are a number of steps that you need to go through to complete that adoption. You need to find adoptive parents… Continue Reading >
Why Do Adoptive Parents Decide to Adopt A Child?
Why would a family choose to adopt a child? When you’re thinking about how to put a child up for adoption, you might wonder what motivates adoptive parents. Who… Continue Reading >
Cultural Connections In Multiracial Adoption
If you’re thinking about choosing adoptive parents who are not of the same race and culture as you are, how can you make sure that your child’s adoptive parents… Continue Reading >
Do I Need an Adoption Agency?
Do I need an adoption agency for a successful adoption? When you’re looking for adoption support, where do you turn? You have options when you’re a birth parent who’s considering… Continue Reading >
Surrogacy: Questions and Considerations
You’d like to add to your family, and you’re uncertain whether the surrogacy process is for you. You’re considering becoming a surrogate, but you’re not quite sure what it involves…. Continue Reading >
Post Contact Agreements in California Adoptions
Adoption is the beginning of a relationship. In many cases that relationship extends far beyond a connection with a child. Adoption brings together two families: the adoptive family and the… Continue Reading >