Adoption vs Surrogacy

Posted on: February 28th 2017

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 called intended parents.  Here are some main differences between adoption vs surrogacy: Adoption involves bringing a child into your life who is not biologically related … Continue reading Adoption vs Surrogacy

Expert Interview Series: Betsy Hochberg with Adoption Resources About Adoption Process Myths

Posted on: November 29th 2015

There are plenty of myths and misconceptions surrounding the adoption process – for both the birth parents and the adoptive parents. To help separate the rumors from the realities, we checked in with Betsy Hochberg, a licensed social worker and director of adoption resources at JF&CS Boston. Here, she offers her insight on how to … Continue reading Expert Interview Series: Betsy Hochberg with Adoption Resources About Adoption Process Myths

Why Do Single Parents Adopt?

Posted on: November 23rd 2015

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 those parents who choose to become single parents through adoption? Many people want to become parents, but they don’t have the right partner. They may … Continue reading Why Do Single Parents Adopt?

Getting to Know Your Child’s Adoptive Parents

Posted on: July 05th 2015

What will your child’s adoptive parents be like? Who will adopt my child? When you’ve chosen adoption, you have some decisions to make, and one of the most important decisions is about your child’s future adoptive parents. You know that there are many potential adoptive parents out in the world who could adopt your child? … Continue reading Getting to Know Your Child’s Adoptive Parents

Giving Emotional Support When She’s Giving Baby Up for Adoption

Posted on: April 06th 2015

  An adoption plan is not just a process of giving birth and creating a family, it’s also an intensely emotional experience for both the birth mother and the adoptive family. If you’re giving emotional support when a friend or family member is *, what can you expect and what kind of support does she … Continue reading Giving Emotional Support When She’s Giving Baby Up for Adoption

Choosing Adoption Services: Should You Work With An Adoption Agency or an Adoption Law Firm?

Posted on: March 23rd 2015

When you think of adoption, many ideas likely come to mind. You might think of families connecting, or you might think of a baby being placed in an adoptive mother’s arms. One image that often comes to mind when people think of adoption is the idea of the adoption agency, a place where you can go to find families who would like to adopt a child. While adoption agencies are definitely an option, in many cases working with an adoption attorney can be your best route to an adoption.

Disadvantages of Closed Adoption

Posted on: December 07th 2014

For many years, closed adoptions were the norm. Adoption was something that was spoken about quietly, and many adopted children did not know their birth parents. Today, popular culture has changed and adoption is discussed and embraced by many. Attitudes toward closed adoptions have changed as well. What used to be a common practice is … Continue reading Disadvantages of Closed Adoption