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I have one person in my real-life who has both biological children and adopted children.  She has known about our struggles for a while, and when I told her we are choosing to adopt I indicated that we are excited and also slightly terrified. Her response to this was nothing short of brilliance: It does not matter how a baby comes into your life, they are all exciting and terrifying. I think… Read More

When you adopt, you make choices. First you chose what type / where you will adopt from. International or Domestic Infant Domestic Foster to Adopt Open Closed Then you choose what agencies to work with. Then you have to make choices on things like: Race Birth mother/father history – criminal, prostitution, mental health, etc. Birth defects Premature birth Multiple births Substance Abuse The choices are awkward and at times heartbreaking, but absolutely… Read More