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
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Did you know that as of 2017 there were 442,995 children in the foster care system? Of
that number, 19,945 aged out. Older children in foster care are less likely to be adopted and more
likely to age out. Aging out means that the children in foster care between 18-21 years of age no
longer have resources from the state and are no longer in contact with their
Discipline is a huge part of parenting. In the world of Utah adoption or Idaho adoption, discipline is something that birth mothers and adoptive couples alike need to be on the same page on. Infant adoption is daunting enough for both parties involved, so Dr. Bill Sears has been striving to help parents understand how they can best raise a happy and healthy child. Dr.
When Kevin and Darlene were married, they knew they wanted to have children, but what they didn’t know is that they would be unable to conceive the children themselves. They were now looking to adopt, but infant adoption isn’t free, and money held them back. They had many pregnancy and adoption questions. In the beginning of their married life both Kevin and Darlene were attending
The home visits that takes place as part of the home study process can raise a lot of questions and cause some stress for families looking to adopt. It’s typically easier if your adoption center explains what will happen during that visit. Here are some quick tips to help make the home study visit a little less stressful and give insight as to what to
Listen in as Steve Sunday and birth mothers Marissa and Lanaea discuss adoption, being a birth mother, and Birth Mother's Day which is the day before Mother's Day. The interview begins around 11:30 mark.
I was talking to my now mother in law about my adoption (which is really awkward for her) and trying to help her understand a little of what I had gone through and how wonderful it was for me. My mother in law is very loving and kind but she had never known anyone personally to have been on the “giving” end of the process.