Adoptive Parents, Search & Reunion

March 8th, 2006

Adoptive parents, if you have a child or children in closed adoptions - this post is especially for you! Is your child still a baby? Thinking about that baby ever wanting or needing to search may seem a long way off. If your child is older, maybe they have begun to be ask questions about their birth family. Closed adoptions operate on a simple, neat premise. A baby is born to a woman who then gives that baby to another family to raise forever. The mother who gave birth to the baby may or may not ever meet or know anything about the adoptive parents. The birth and adoptive parents do not have identifying information about each other. Generally that used to mean that… [more]