One of the things you can discuss when you make your adoption plan is whether you want to have contact or receive updates on your child. Many families share photos and letters describing how the child is doing. Some adoption agencies and states even have specific requirements on when information needs to be shared but … Continue Reading
New child welfare minister pledges to improve ‘shameful’ record on adoption – with more than 30 million orphans estimated in country
Is it ok for the adoptive parents to change the birth name of the child they are adopting?
A San Leandro, CA Adoption Agency’s Closure Dashes Hopes
No matter what the age when adopted, a child becomes a member of a new family. They now have parents, and often grandparents, aunts, uncles and siblings. They will experience the world through the lens of this new family but have innate talents and characteristics from their birth family. Adopted children experience growing up, with … Continue Reading