Resources for Pregnant Women Considering Adoption and Birthmothers
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adoption: a gathering
adoption: a gathering is a space where our conversation can grow and deepen. It's also a space where we, the adoption community, can create new ways to think about adoption, to talk about adoption, and to define adoption. This is the place for breaking down barriers within ourselves and within our community.
OAdoptionOpen.com is an informational adoption web site for people seeking a basic knowledge of domestic open adoption. It features links to helpful resources for birthparents.
This is a collection of blogs, chat groups, support groups and more for all members of the adoption triad, including birthmothers.
The Adoption Web Ring
American Adoption Congress
The American Adoption Congress is comprised of individuals, families and organizations committed to adoption reform. We represent those whose lives are touched by adoption or other loss of family continuity.
Deciding whether to place your baby for adoption is one of the toughest decisions you�ll ever make. Finding him or her the right adoptive parents isn�t any easier.
We�re here to help you do both. It�s quick, convenient, confidential. And it�s free.
American Pregnancy Association
This site has many articles for birthparents before, during and after the adoption process. It also has tons of helpful information about maintaining a healthy pregnancy.
This website was created to help you learn and understand more about your pregnancy, about the child you will deliver or have already given birth to, and about resources that can help you to raise your child yourself or help you to place your child with the perfect loving adopting family. No matter what your situation and what you finally decide, we want to help you and your child.
Launched in 2001, Canada Adopts! is Canada's leading adoption networking service. We feature information and resources on all aspects of adoption for both waiting parents and birth parents, including a Waiting Parent Registry, bulletin boards, a book list, links to other sites, a directory of professionals, glossary of terms, a list of famous adoptions, and much more.
Child Welfare Information Gateway: Are You Pregnant and Thinking About Adoption?
This factsheet provides information about placing a baby for adoption, presents questions to consider, and points to resources that may help you in exploring your options. Others who are affected by adoption decisions, such as expectant fathers and other relatives, also may find this factsheet useful for answering their questions.
Insight: Open Adoption Resources and Support
Insight: Open Adoption Resources and Support is not affiliated with any adoption agency or facilitation service. It is our hope that people at all stages of the adoption process can find the information and support they need to have healthy open adoption relationships. Insight is currently carrying all R-Squared Press Products.
Just Birth Parents Inc.
Just Birth Parents, Inc. exists to provide education and awareness of adoption through the perspective of the birth parent. We provide a speakers bureau, adoption education and training, birth parent resources, adoption books, greeting cards, etc.
Lifetime Adoption Foundation - Non Profit Foundation
Established in 1998, Lifetime Adoption Foundation's purpose is to promote and create educational opportunities for birth mothers, breaking the cycle of despair and effecting long-term enduring personal growth, self worth and self reliance. Scholarships and opportunities are enabled through individual and corporate donations.
Luv 4 Adoption
Luv4adopion.com was created to help adoptive parents and birth parents meet. Included are letters to birth parents from hopeful adoptive familes. Luv4adoption designs and builds websites for adoptive families.
Special Angels Adoptions
We strongly believe that all children are unique, amazing and loveable! We help adoption agencies or families who wish to place a special needs baby or toddler for adoption, find experienced and loving adoptive families. No matter what the special need, we can help you find the very best family. Our service is completely free to everyone in the adoption triad.