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Birth mothers who choose adoption for their baby are empowered to make their own decisions. When you choose adoption, we want you to make decisions that are best for both you and your baby. Our caseworkers are here to help you! Here are some basics when it comes to selecting the adoption option that's a good fit: Open Adoption Option If you want openness, it [...]
I'm Taylor and I chose adoption for my son. He has a great life and wonderful parents, and I'm confident that adoption was the right choice for both of us. To give you a little background information, I moved to Michigan after being born and raised in Wyoming. I knew I needed a change and I honestly picked Michigan by throwing a dart at a [...]
The waiting time is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about adoption and some of the issues that may need your attention as your child grows. We hope you use this as a learning tool to enhance your adoption preparation. Don’t forget, after you have read and reviewed this material, log into the Adoption Portal to complete the summary in the Domestic Education section. A message [...]
Profiles in Adoption is a national survey of adoptive family experiences recently launched by the National Council For Adoption (NCFA). Profiles in Adoption is an ongoing research project intended to explore the demographic characteristics and personal experiences of adoptive parents and adopted individuals. Calling all Adoptive Parents! NCFA invites you to participate in a national survey of adoptive parents. This survey is Part One of the [...]
Blog Talk Radio Transcript – AIR DATE: 3.21.2017 “Transracial Adoption in Michigan” (You may listen to the podcast by clicking on the audio link, or read the transcript of the podcast below.) Amanda and her husband are a Caucasian couple that adopted an African American baby. In this blogpost, Amanda shares what they found helpful on their adoption journey to become a transracial family. She [...]
When I look back twenty years, it seems like another lifetime. Maybe even another person. I was so young, and I was so focused on my plan. I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I graduated from high school and received a four-year academic scholarship to Saginaw Valley. My life was going in exactly the direction that I had dreamed. The plan was to [...]
Are you pregnant and looking for help with a Detroit adoption? If you live in the Detroit area, Adoption Associates can help! We have caseworkers available 24/7 to provide support and services. Every woman and every situation is different. If you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, there are options for you and your baby. Adoption Associates is here to help you decide which path is [...]
Adoption Associates, Inc. has specialized in private adoptions for over 30 years. We are the leading private adoption agency in the state of Michigan. Adoptive parents receive a full spectrum of services when they work with us. In addition, each client receives personal service by a local caseworker who guides them through every step of the private adoption process. Every detail is attended to. Many [...]
At the young age of 21 I found out I was pregnant. The father and I were discussing the option of raising the baby together, but when I was about 2 months pregnant we broke up. I didn’t feel that I could raise the baby by myself, and abortion was not an option. So, after a lot of thought, between the biological father and me, [...]