When my girlfriend and I found out she was pregnant, we had both been well on our way down our own individual career paths. Not being prepared for this unplanned pregnancy, we both felt that our relationship wasn't ready to survive raising a child. In addition, we didn't feel it was best for the child to raise her ourselves at this time in our lives. [...]
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Waiting Families News 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 journey preparation. Feel free to click on the embedded links for more information. Don’t forget, after you have read and reviewed this material, [...]
Blog Talk Radio Transcript - AIR DATE: 1.2.2018 "Michigan Adoption - Our host care experience" (You may listen to the podcast by clicking on the audio link, or read the transcript of the podcast below.) Sometimes, depending on the circumstances of the adoption, a baby is temporarily placed into host care. This is very different from standardized foster care. A baby is lovingly cared for [...]
Are you looking for information about Lansing adoption in the Central Michigan area? Our Lansing office provides services to expectant parents considering adoption. In addition, we provide services to adoptive families including home study and profile compilation. Kris Dickens, Director of the Lansing Michigan Office, has over 20 years of experience. She and her team look forward to serving expectant parents and adoptive families in [...]
Erika's parents adopted her when she was a baby. She is grateful for the difficult decision that her birth mother made so that Erika would have the chance at a wonderful life. Her birth mother contacted the adoption agency to talk with a caseworker and decided to make an adoption plan. Because of her birth mother's loving decision, Erika has a caring family and the [...]
An adoptive home study is an essential piece of the process when adopting in Michigan. Adoption Associates is licensed by the State of Michigan to provide full adoption services, including home studies. What is a Home Study? A home study is an evaluation of a home and the family living in it to be sure they can provide a safe and loving environment for a [...]
Since 1990, Adoption Associates has been helping pregnant women plan adoption. Adoption Associates, a Michigan adoption agency, has facilitated thousands of adoptions over the last 30 years. If you are pregnant and looking for a family to adopt your child, or if you already have a family in mind, we can help. As a licensed Michigan adoption agency, we are specialists at providing professional adoption [...]
Blog Talk Radio Transcript - AIR DATE: 2.19.2019 "Kaitlyn's Story - Adoption is not giving up a baby." (You may listen to the podcast by clicking on the audio link, or read the transcript of the podcast below.) The world tells Kaitlyn that she gave her baby up. That’s not how she sees it. Kaitlyn is a loving birth mother who made an adoption plan [...]
Services We Provide to Birth Parents Adoption Associates is licensed to provide full services for adoption in MI. Birth parents are supported by experienced caseworkers who assist them throughout the process. From explaining the details of the adoption process to selecting an adoptive family, your caring and compassionate caseworker is there with you every step of the way. In addition, AAI provides complete legal assistance [...]
My name is Emma and I chose adoption for my baby. It makes me proud to say that. When I found out I was pregnant, I was twenty years old, living at home, and I didn't have a job. An unplanned pregnancy was the last thing that I ever thought would happen to me. I was in such disbelief that I must have taken six [...]