Learn the ABC's the ABC Adoptions
way. Things can get complicated when you are trying to adopt. If you get the
basics down early, you will have a smaller chance to be confused about the
Counseling is very important to an adoption for both
birthparents-to-be and adoptive parents. This page gives you an understanding
of its importance.
Be knowledgeable, learn adoption terms to know what various adoption words
mean. Read about the basic terms.
A resource for baby announcements and other cards. Save money, shop
around and pick the company which suits your needs.
Grants, loans, work benefits,
governments benefits and other resources for adoption help. Find out what your
possibilities are in getting money or benefits when adopting.
All adoption require completion of
a homestudy. State vary on the type of homestudy that is required. Learn the
brief details of a homestudy.
If you are adopting with help of a professional adoption service or
seeking an independent adoption, the best way to speed up the process is to
promote yourselves. ABC Adoptions offers FREE Web sites, link ad,
adoption forms, site promotion and more.
The following forms are available to ABC Adoptions advertising member in an
effort to help guide prospective adoptive parents who are interested in pursuing
an independent adoption.
- Release of Information Proof of pregnancy is a good start. If it is
difficult to obtain the completed form, watch out.
received a completed release of information will give you the ability to
receive helpful medical information from a doctor.
Birthmother Questionnaire You want this information for an adoption. With a completed
questionnaire, you can obtain personal information and medical history about the
birthparents-to-be. Birthfathers-to-be can not be forgotten, they can be important to
the adoption. A birthmother-to-be who talks a good story, but does not supply you with
written information should be suspect.
- Statement of Understanding
This form is not binding and only provides a moral commitment of both parties to
proceed with an adoption or to be notified, if not. A birthmother-to-be not interested in
signing such a document or not interested in working with an
adoption professional should be a concern. There is no reason why a
birthmother-to-be should shy away from an agreement or a professional. In the
case of expenses, we suggest that money only be transferred by an attorney,
letting them be a third party.
- Adoptive Parents
Get a head
start on the information you will need for an adoption. A professional
form used to qualify yourselves for adoption.
- 35 Steps to an
The task can be overwhelming, with this information, you can sort
out the steps necessary for an adoption from start to finish.
track an adoption from the first conversation on. Compare notes
and keep a log of events.
Last Will and Testament
It is best to make a will through an attorney, however, when time or money
warrants you to wait, you can do your own, especially when we provide a basic
will for FREE.