Top Tips for Getting Through the Madness of the Adoption Process

As soon as you start the adoption process, you may be anxious to get your baby. There are a lot of steps that need to be completed before you can bring your baby home. Here are some tips to help you through the process.

Be Prepared for the Wait

To receive approval for adoption, you may feel like you have to run through a gauntlet. There are background checks, home studies, and references to be checked before you get the seal of approval. Navigating all of this may pale in comparison to the waiting that lies ahead. Every time the phone rings, your first thought may be that your baby is ready. The ups and downs can be hard to handle. Be prepared to wait it out. Have something that can distract you from it.
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Looking to Adopt? What to Know Before Starting the Process

Contributed by Hannah Whittenly

Adoptions are becoming a more popular option for many families. While the reasons for adoption vary, the goal is always the same. This is to place children with the loving families they need. If you are looking to adopt, you must do your research and learn what to expect. Here are some of the things you should know before you start the process:
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