Adoptive Parents Resources

Things to Consider When Attending the Birth of Your Adopted Child

I was fortunate enough to be in the delivery room to welcome my second daughter in to this world.  I was right alongside her first mommy, holding her hand, and telling her how brave and powerful she was. I felt her contractions through the squeeze of her hands and saw the intense affliction and grief through the tears in her eyes. I was in awe...

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How We Embrace Different Cultures & How It Relates to Adoption

We could talk about race, culture, and diversity until we’re blue in the face. It’s such a loaded, yet valid conversation in today’s world. Within the adoption community, there’s many conversations regarding transracial, interracial, and international adoption and how to embrace different races and cultural practices to help your adopted child learn about and embrace their biological roots. Now, you will find a million different...

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The Benefits of Using a Local, Utah and Idaho Adoption Agency

If you are considering placing your baby for adoption, there are several adoption services options available to you. You can access placement services through a local Utah and Idaho adoption agency, a national adoption agency, or an adoption attorney. At Forever Bound Adoption, a Utah and Idaho state-licensed adoption agency, we believe there are many benefits that may make working with a local adoption agency...

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6 Things to Do After a Disrupted Adoption

Perhaps a hopeful adoptive family’s worst fear is experiencing a failed adoption. A failed adoption (also called a disrupted adoption) occurs when an adoptive family has been matched with an expectant mother who plans to place her child with the adoptive family and, for many reasons, the adoption does not happen. In some cases, adoptive families invest money, emotions, and time in to the match...

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Tried & True Tips for Flying with Babies/Toddlers

Traveling can be a feat on its own. But add a baby or toddler to the mix and it’s a full-on adventure! Many times, adoption involves travel unless you’re lucky enough to be matched with a local birthfamily and never have to venture too far. Otherwise, adoptive parents often go across states or even across the country to bring their baby home, meet with the...

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6 Ways to Care for Drug-Exposed Child

In adoption, drug exposure is common. It sounds incredibly scary and overwhelming to be open to situations that involve drug use. You’ll hear of all the risks and possible long-term effects. You’ll think about all the health risks. You’ll think about how that child may be more likely to develop unhealthy habits or addictions as they age. You’ll feel like you’re not equipped to deal...

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