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Following up on my posts last week on the key adoption choices we’ve made, the last significant adoption decision we had to make was: Infant vs Older Child For us, this was a relatively easy decision. In fact, we didn’t even do any specific academic research on infant adoption. First, we knew we wanted to do open adoption, and in almost all circumstances open adoption is of an infant. Second, we knew… Read More

Following up from my recent post on why we chose international adoption, today I’ll discuss why we chose open adoption. When it comes to the amount of contact adoptive family will have with the birth mother/family, there is essentially one choice to be made. Open Adoption vs. Closed Adoption Open adoptions mean that at the time of choosing placement the birth family and adoptive family both provide information regarding their medical history… Read More