Tips for Starting an Adoption Search and Reunion

Tips for Starting an Adoption Search and Reunion

Adult adoptees often find themselves considering searching for their biological parents and relatives. While feelings about adoption can vary from curiosity to sadness to anger, adult adoptees often say that searching for or finding their biological relations can...

Tips for Handling Your Adoption Wait During the Holidays

Adoption waiting periods are never easy, but we understand that many waiting families face particular challenges during the holiday season. Being around relatives you don’t see often and facing their questions and curiosity can be hard – as can be seeing your...

The Benefits of Adoption Counseling for Children & Families

November is National Adoption Month, and we here at Deaconess Pregnancy & Adoption are dedicated to helping adopted children and adoptive families in every way we can. One of the biggest ways we help kids and families is through our Connect Counseling Center,...
Domestic versus International Adoption

Domestic versus International Adoption

Every adoption journey starts differently, but they often have many decisions and considerations in common. One of the first decisions many couples need to make is whether they wish to pursue a domestic or an international adoption. Unfortunately, there are many...
When is it Time to Consider Adoption Counseling?

When is it Time to Consider Adoption Counseling?

Every parent knows children go through hard times as they grow up. Knowing when your child’s difficulties are due to the challenges of growing older and when they are due to the challenges of adoption can be tricky. Adoption counseling can be a great asset for adopted...