Know the facts of adoption before you start the process. We've got you covered with info on agencies, attornies, foster care, consent, legal rights, and more.
Overcome the obstacles of single-parent adoption.
The must-haves for your family's new arrival.
Parents who've already welcomed children into their homes are eager to debunk the many myths that surround adoption. Our guide will set the record straight and start you on your way.
Get the answers to common questions about adoption.
Find the method of adoption that best suits your needs.
Helpful books to read to your adopted child.
Learn about the practice of foster parent adopting.
Learn the basics of open adoption.
Use your time productively while you wait for your newest family member to come home.
What to expect when your life is under examination.
Learn the laws and process of adopting a stepchild.
Learn the ABCs of independent adoption.
How much does it really cost, and how will you pay for it?
Your guide to choosing an adoption agency and bringing a baby home.
What you need to do before bringing home your new baby.
Find out if you'd be able to adopt a child.
Compiling the perfect portfolio for adopting a child.
Adam Pertman is the executive director of the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, a national nonprofit that is the preeminent research, policy, and education organization in its field. He is the author of Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming America.
A Q&A with Adam Pertman, Director of the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute.