Latest Open adoption Stories

2014-04-09 16:34:00

The most comprehensive study ever to be carried out into adoption in England has confirmed that the rate of breakdown is lower than anticipated, but it also reveals a stark picture of the problems faced by families. Researchers from the University of Bristol analyzed national data on 37,335 adoptions over a 12 year period to show that 3.2 per cent of children – around three in 100 - move out of their adoptive home prematurely, known as a ‘disruption’. Adoptions were more likely to...

2014-02-27 23:24:49

Respected Utah Adoption Agency, Act of Love Adoptions, is pleased to announce that for over twenty years birth parents, children and adoptive families are enjoying the success of healthy open adoptions. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Act of Love Adoption Agency is pleased to announce their success in creating families through open adoption. As a leader in adoption services since 1993 specializing in open infant adoptions, Act of Love is seeing the success of healthy,...

2012-12-07 05:02:52

Utah Adoption Agency preparing to provide Christmas gifts for 25 to 30 birth mothers and their children who are often in dire circumstances. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 Heart to Heart Adoption Utah is pleased to announce that it will again have the “Sub for Santa” program this year. This program provides gifts and other items to birth mothers and their children who need a helping hand, especially during Christmas. Heart to Heart reaches out to ask for support...

2012-12-02 05:03:30

Based in American Fork, Utah, The Adoption Center provides birth mothers with cellular phones, weekly food budgets, fully-furnished two-bedroom apartments, and more. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 The Adoption Center, an agency specializing in infant adoptions, now provides food, fully-furnished apartments, and other necessities to birth mothers in its program. With the goal of making pregnancy, birth and the adoption process as comfortable as possible, cell phones are now...

2012-10-19 04:03:43

Adoptive parents can create a free online profile on My Adoption Agencies website for birth parents to see. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 18, 2012 My Adoption Agencies announces the addition of free interactive Adoption Profiles. Utilizing modern technology to its fullest potential, My Adoption Agencies strives to help prospective adoptive parents share their heart-felt stories, explain why they want to adopt a child and describe the loving, nurturing home they aspire to provide a...

2012-09-20 23:03:32

Part of their 25-acre campus, the new Maternity Center at Methodist Mission Home provides apartment-style housing and a free, safe place to live for pregnant women considering adoption, plus access to their many other free birth mother services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Methodist Mission Home recently finished renovations to their Maternity Center providing a free, safe place to live for expectant birth mothers. The Maternity Center is located on a beautiful 25-acre campus...

2011-04-19 07:00:00

MENDHAM, N.J., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The adoption industry has begun to embrace a powerful new era of using cutting-edge technology to bring families together. Parent Match, founded by Dr. Lori Ingber is the nation's first and only national, secure and searchable professional network. Parent Match provides adoption agencies with something they've never had before: one central database that allows them to connect with other agencies around the country with a few simple clicks of...

2009-11-23 16:16:53

Finding a permanent home for children and youth who are in the care of welfare agencies should be a priority for all Canadians, write Laura Eggertson, Dr. Noni MacDonald, Cindy Baldassi and Dr. Paul H©bert in an editorial http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj091968.pdf in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) www.cmaj.ca . Governments do not make good parents and children in care need to be adopted into families who can give them stable, permanent homes. In Canada, only 2300 on average...

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