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Choosing an Adoption Agency

Chuck Johnson gives you tips & questions to ask adoption agencies!  Written by Chuck Johnson of the National Council for Adoption -August 2014 I am always struck by how much adoption has changed since the 1980s, when I first began working as an intern at an adoption agency. At that time, most prospective adoptive families would have chosen to use a local agency to adopt a child.

My Open Adoption

Written by Birth Parent, Tamra HydeI sometimes hear adoptive parents, especially new ones, expressing concern and frustration about knowing how to navigate relationships with birthparents, especially when the 2 parties may find they are on different pages in regard to boundaries and expectations.I have observed a few things that seem pretty consistent to most open adoptions– Birth parents who feel confident and secure in the relationship

What an adoptive mother wants you to know about her child’s Birthmother

Post written by a Forever Bound Staff member- Today I heard the words "when people hear adoption they get curious and want to know details." A birth mother once shared with me that a neighbor told her "you made a huge mistake by placing." I've heard of adoptive parents being asked "do you think you could ever love someone else's child as much as your own."

Questions Answered

Forever Bound Adoption asked several birth parents to share what they wish they had been taught from their agency when placing a baby for adoption. Forever Bound hopes to fill in the gaps and educate birth parents about a wide variety of topics. Forever Bound put together the most common questions asked by birth parents and are now asking for your advice. A birth mother who