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Interstate Adoptions - Search Tips - Adoption

Birth certificates are issued by the state where the child was born. The adoption paper work, non-id, and other information is in the state where the adoption took place. This can make interstate... [more]

Unlocking a Heart: Sheila Ganz

Update: The film is complete. Please contact Sheila at for purchase and distribution information. Filmmaker Sheila Ganz in the editing room. Sheila... [more]

Considering Special Needs Infant Adoption

with Merryl Klein, CSW Supervisor of ASAP - Spence-Chapin Services program for the placement of infants with special medical and/or developmental needs. I would like to use this forum both to... [more]

So You Want to Have Sex? birthmothers and relationship

Young birthmothers may be understandably reluctant to jump into new relationships. For those who are feeling particularly cynical, here's a new and eminently useful resource. ... [more]

Social Surrogacy

 Related Resources • Embryo Adoption • Peas in a Pod: Cloning   ... [more]

Adopting Parents - Child Adoption - Resources

Books Chat Forum Newsletter FOR RESIDENTS OF: Canada | Other Countries back to Adopting Parents Center Adoption Resources (State) ... [more]

'Rebirthing' Controversy

Killer 'Therapy' More •Dr. Federici's Comments •'Rebirthing' References The use of a "rebirthing" therapy that left a 10-year old North Carolina adoptee dead from... [more]

South Dakota State Laws - Adopting an Adult

Summary: An adult may be adopted with consent, providing that s/he lived in the home of the petitioner for at least six months while still a minor.Most Relevant South Dakota Statute: §... [more]

Louisiana State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Non-identifying information is available to adoptive parents upon placement of a child.Obtaining Identifying Information: Identifying information is provided... [more]

North Dakota State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adoptive parents or adopted adults may obtain non-identifying information. A child placing agency may alert the adopted adult or birth parents in cases of... [more]

Precautions to Take in Infant Adoptions from an Adoptive Parent

Advice for a prospective adoptive parent from one with experience Experienced adoptive parents are often the best source of positive input about adoption - and also the best source of cautions... [more]

10 Steps to Realizing Your Adoption Goals

Guest Column by Mardie Caldwell, COAP We all have goals, whether we know it or not. We have goals to save for the future or to travel, to buy a home or a new car, or to purchase items we need and... [more]

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