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Why Choose Connected by Love Adoptions

Why Choose Connected by Love Adoptions

If you are pregnant and considering adoption, all the options available can feel overwhelming. Not only are you choosing whether or not you are in a place to parent, but you also have to filter through agencies and professionals that claim to have your best interests...

The Photograph

The Photograph

It is inevitable that an adopted child will one day question the circumstances of their story. It does not mean they do not love their adoptive families, but we as humans are just wired to seek a deeper understanding of our roots. Creating an open and honest dialogue...

What To Expect During an Adoption Home Study

What To Expect During an Adoption Home Study

One of the most common questions from adoptive parents we get is, “what should I expect during an adoption home study?” And what a great question that is! Adoption home studies can be overwhelming… but with a little planning, you will be surprised how easy it can be!...

Birth Mom Advocacy: Services Provided to Birth Moms

Here at Connected by Love Adoptions, one of the most important things to us is birth mom advocacy. Birth moms have a lot to think about during the adoption process… and we just want to make that process easier. Not all adoption agencies are the same - not all the...

Choosing Adoption When You Currently Have Children

Choosing Adoption When You Currently Have Children

Adoption is a heroic choice that is far from easy. One of the scenarios rarely talked about is deciding to place your baby for adoption when you have children in your home already. This does absolutely happen and is an area that deserves more attention. There are MANY...

Making an Adoption Profile

Making an Adoption Profile

When a birth mom has decided to place her baby for adoption, she then gets to decide who the adoptive family will be. Based on information provided to her, she chooses the life she wants for her baby and one that she agrees with. This is a crucial time to establish an...

Post Adoption Depression

Post Adoption Depression

The term Post-Adoption Depression Syndrome was coined in 1995 by June Bond to describe the anxiety, stress, and depression several adoptive parents go through after the adoption process is complete. This is a REAL concern and you are not alone. Adoption is a very...

Difference Between Domestic Infant Adoption And Foster Adoption

Difference Between Domestic Infant Adoption And Foster Adoption

The route of adoption may not always be the easy one, but when you are prepped with all the information you need to succeed, hopefully it’ll be a little easier. Today we want to talk to you about the difference between Domestic Infant Adoption and Foster Adoption....

Developing Your Adoption Birth Plan

Developing Your Adoption Birth Plan

Deciding to place your baby for adoption, or as many birth mothers call it “give up your baby” for adoption, is a very selfless and incredibly hard decision to make. We first want to commend you for taking the steps necessary to have your baby and yourself taken care...

Avoiding Adoption Scams

Avoiding Adoption Scams

Sadly, adoption scams are a reality, and if you do not have the proper education or a knowledgeable advocate, you could easily become a victim to an adoption scam. There are a few ways a “birth-parent” can con a hopeful adoptive parent, but the result is always the...