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What Is an Open Adoption? - Adoption/Foster Care - About.com
An open adoption is an adoptive family and birth family keeping in contact for the benefit of a child. Contact in an open adoption can mean different things to ...
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Open Adoption - All About Open Adoption - Adoption/Foster Care
An open adoption is an adoptive family and birth family keeping in contact for the benefit of a child. Contact in an open adoption can mean different things to ...
http://adoption.about.com/od/parenting/tp/allaboutopenadoption.htm
The Pros and Cons of an Open Adoption - Adoption/Foster Care
While it can be a tricky arrangement, an open adoption is often in the child's best interest. Here are a few pros and cons to choosing an open adoption.
http://adoption.about.com/od/adopting/a/whyopenadoption.htm
One Birthmother's Open Adoption Story - Adoption/Foster Care
This is the story of one birth mother making the most difficult decision of her life; to place her infant in an open adoption. Here she shares her struggles and ...
http://adoption.about.com/cs/birthfamily/a/beckysstory_2.htm
Open Adoption - History of Open Adoption - Adoption/Foster Care
Catch a quick informative glimpse of open adoption in this short article by Lucille Carroll, guest author. Open adoption is not a new concept.
http://adoption.about.com/od/adoptionrights/a/historyofopen.htm
Which States Have Open Adoption Records? - Adoption/Foster Care
According to the Child Welfare Information Gateway and The American Adoption Congress only a few States offer open adoption records. Do you live in a State ...
http://adoption.about.com/od/howtosearch/f/states_open_adoption_records.htm
Open Adoption - Common Myths About Open Adoptions
There are many myths about open adoptions. Which open adoption myth have you heard before? Which ones do you believe? Explore the truth about open ...
http://adoption.about.com/od/typesofadoption/a/mythsopenadopt.htm
All About Open Adoption for Birth and Placing Parents
An open adoption can be very beneficial to placed children. As is the case with many decisions in life, there are pros and cons to choosing an open adoption.
http://adoption.about.com/od/placingachild/tp/openadoptbio.htm
What Birth Parents Should Not Expect in an Open Adoption
A quick reality check for birth parents as they decide on the level of contact within an open adoption.
http://adoption.about.com/od/placingachild/f/openadoptionnot.htm
Open Adoption - When Is an Open Adoption Not a Good Idea?
There are times when an open adoption is not in the best interest of a child. This is usually due to safety issues and is often the case in foster care adoptions.
http://adoption.about.com/od/parenting/f/opennotgood.htm
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