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Our Experience with Open Adoption in Florida

May 27, 2022 Adoption Applicants / Birth Mothers 0 Comment

Hi, We’re Makell and Orion. We adopted our child through ACF and wanted to share our experience with open adoption in Florida. You see, when we first started the adoption process, we were very set on a closed adoption. We didn’t want to “share” parenting responsibilities with two other people. […]

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10 Things Every Birthmother Wants Adoptive Parents To Know

November 21, 2016 Adoption Applicants / Birth Mothers / Uncategorized 0 Comment

By Patricia Dischler, Author, speaker, child care professional, and birthmother –   I often told my son’s adoptive mother how much I loved her and was thankful she was a part of my life. But, like many things I’ve told her over the years, Kathy would already know. Back in 1985 […]

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Open Adoption

April 21, 2016 Adoption Applicants / Birth Mothers / Uncategorized 0 Comment

By Pat Mills, MS, Adoption Counselor  – Hi, I am Pat Mills, adoption counselor. I have worked in adoptions for 23 years (13 with newborns). I have worked with both adoptive parents and birth parents from initial screening to finalization. The words “open adoption” can be very frightening for those just […]

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