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Embryo Adoption

Curious about embryo adoption? Check out this video by Embryo Donation & Adoption Awareness Center Blog.
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The Pros and Cons of Kinship Adoption

Kinship adoption, also known as relative adoption, is where members of a family adoption the child of another member. This could be a grandparent adopting a grandchild or an aunt adopting a niece.  If you are thinking about adopting a relative’s child, read below to find out the
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Russian Adoption Ban Still a Problem

International adoption is a lengthy, difficult process. Due to the Russian adoption ban, which went into effect more than a year ago, many prospective parents have been stuck in various stages of the adoption process. Some of these families have paid close to $50,000 and have already
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Adoption, Class, and Racism

An NPR interview with a white adoptive mother of black children has caused much backlash.  Most concerned comments came from transracial adoptees who felt their voice and perspective was missing from the discussion. A growing movement by adult adoptees, particularly of transracial ado
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Hugh Jackman Creates Adoption Movement

Normally when you hear about celebrities and adoptions it is in the tabloids. It usually involves someone like Madonna or Angelina Jolie adopting another child. The tabloids are eager to get the scoop and get photographs of the child. However, that is not all that celebrities do to br
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Rise in Black American Children Adopted Internationally

CNN recently had an interesting article about the rise in black American children being adopted overseas. For me, it’s more difficult to look at this critically because the adoptees in the story have such luxurious lives with their adoptive families. I would love to hear the perspecti
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The Anti-Adoption Movement

I read an interesting article in a recent edition of New Republic magazine. The article is about a group of people that the magazine calls the “Anti-adoption movement.” These are people who more accurately call themselves advocates for “adoptee rights.”  These advocates want to reform
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The Aftermath of the Supreme Court Adoption Case

We previously told you about the recent Supreme Court decision in an adoption case. You can read about it here. As we told you, the Supreme Court did not decide the issue of where the child should live, but left that up to the South Carolina courts. That has caused the case to take so
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Step-Parent Adoptions and Child Support

As blended families continue to become more common in the United States, step-parent adoptions are too. A blended family is one where one or both of the parents have children prior to the marriage. In a step-parent adoption, the spouse legally adopts the prior children. Families do no
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