Adopting a Child with Prenatal Exposure

When families are looking to adopt a child in Utah or adopt a child in Idaho, it is important to consider whether or not they are willing and capable of caring for a child with prenatal exposure.  Prenatal Exposure means that the child has been exposed during pregnancy to alcohol, tobacco, narcotics, or other drugs.  In making this decision, adoptive parents need to understand what

Is Adoption Still an Option for Me? An Expectant Mom with a History of Narcotic Usage

In addition to the usage of alcohol and tobacco during pregnancy, many expectant moms question whether or not adoption is an option due to narcotic and drug usage. Using various narcotics, prior to or during pregnancy does not exclude you from the adoption process. Due to the various difficulties that narcotic usage can lead to for both the pregnancy itself and the baby, it is

Is Adoption Still an Option for Me? An Expectant Mom with a History of Tobacco Use

Current usage, or a history of Tobacco use is one of the many reasons an expectant mom may question whether or not adoption is an option for her. When creating an adoption plan, because you would like to consider giving up your baby for adoption, it is important to remember that adoption is always an option, regardless of the usage of tobacco due to the

Preparing Children Already in the Home for Adoptions

When families are thinking about adopting a child, whether from foster care, or from adoption agencies in Utah or adoption agencies in Idaho, it is important to think about those children already in the home, and how they might be affected. When children are already in the home, adopting a child can affect them because they may not get as much attention as they use to, they also might