Infant Adoption

A Full House

By AAAA-Admin / December 7, 2021 / Comments Off on A Full House

Despite having nearly one million residents, the island of Oahu, Hawaii can feel like a small town. Thus, I had heard through the “coconut wireless” that “Tom” and “Kathy” were expecting a baby as I awaited the birth of my own second child. Months later, I was heartbroken to hear that the baby had not […]

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This Is Our Family!

By AAAA-Admin / November 18, 2021 / Comments Off on This Is Our Family!

Sarah was sixteen and pregnant.  West Virginia was home, but she’d moved to Washington to live with her grandparents after learning she was pregnant. The baby’s father, Jacob, was several years older and still living in West Virginia.  Sarah had chosen adoptive parents for her baby: Lisa was a family doctor, Adam was a nonprofit […]

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The Parent Trip

By AAAA-Admin / November 17, 2021 / Comments Off on The Parent Trip

Yet another story of an amazing family created through adoption as we celebrate National Adoption Month! We hope you enjoy reading about Christopher and Susannah. Christopher and Susannah Adoption Month Story This story has been posted with permission from Evan Benn of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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POSITIVITY, PATIENCE AND LOVE

By AAAA-Admin / November 10, 2021 / Comments Off on POSITIVITY, PATIENCE AND LOVE

My agency, Adoptions of Wisconsin, had the privilege of helping Laura and Paul with their adoption. They are inspiring in their positive approach, especially considering that the Covid-19 pandemic hit just as their lives were changing in ways they couldn’t imagine. Like many families pursuing adoption to build their family, Laura and Paul began their […]

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Adoption Has Its Downs and Its Ups

By AAAA-Admin / November 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Adoption Has Its Downs and Its Ups

I recently worked with a couple seeking to adopt a child to be born to a northern Virginia mother. Coordinating with a Virginia attorney whom I knew as a colleague from the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys, arrangements were made to provide some financial assistance as permitted by the laws of Wisconsin and […]

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When It All Comes Together

By AAAA-Admin / November 7, 2021 / Comments Off on When It All Comes Together

Tyrone is in hospitality and his husband Howard is an educator. Like many gay male couples, they first met in the gym. But unlike lots of their friends, they both knew they wanted to be parents. The pandemic got them focused on moving forward toward fatherhood and they reached out to me for a match. […]

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