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What is Open Adoption
What is open adoption. What is the history of open adoption in the United States.

Our Waiting Families
Visit our waiting families who are seeking to adopt through open adoption.

Recent Adoptions
Visit our families who have successfully built their families through open adoption.


Birthmother & Family Resources & Links
Our birthmother and family resource page is filled with helpful links and articles specically for Birthmothers & birthfamilies. Support Group information, birthmother suggested reading, articles and links.

How To Link Your Parent Profile Website to www.mamabears.org
Our linking fees and outline of how to become one of our waiting family.

Building Your Parent Profile Site
Do you need us to build your adoption website? Click here to about our parent profile services and sample selection.

Adoptive Familiy Resources & Links
Our adoptive family resource page is filled with helpful links and articles specically for the adoptive family. Support Group information, open adoption suggested reading, articles and links.

Open Adoption Professionals
OA listing of Adoption Professionals, Open Adoption Agencies, Specialsits and Facilitators.

Adoptee Resources & Links
Links to Adoptee support groups, open record status links, and information.

Current Adoption Legislation
The state of our adoption laws

Adoption Terms
Definition of adoption terms commonly used in the open adoption profession.

Adoption Quotes

Famous Adoptions

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ADOPTION PROFESSIONALS

Adoption Outreach Specialists
Adoption Open -
AdoptionOpen.com is an informational web site for people seeking a basic knowledge of domestic open adoption.
A Heart In Hand
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Adoption Outreach Consulting - For over five years, A Heart in Hand has provided enthusiastic, creative, and affordable outreach services to those wishing to adopt domestically through open adoption.
Cooperative Adoption Consulting - Cooperative Adoption Consulting was established by Ellen Roseman in 1980 to assist couples and singles in the open adoption process. Independent and agency adoptions are facilitated in an educational atmosphere which is also supportive and nurturing. If a strong family commitment is what you desire and you are ready to venture forth, Cooperative Adoption may be right for you.

Adoption Agencies
Independent Adoption Center - All of us at the Independent Adoption Center are glad you are considering an open adoption. With over 20 years of experience and over 3,500 successful adoptions, the IAC assures the rights of birthparents and adoptive parents to decide on the best future for the child and themselves. You will be choosing each other and deciding on the level of openness you both are comfortable with in your open adoption relationship.
Adoptions From the Heart - Adoptions from the Heart has placed over 4000 infants and toddlers in loving homes since our founding in 1985. Adoptions From The Heart is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian adoption agency, licensed in PA, NJ, NY, DE, WV, VA and approved for placing children with CT families.
Friends in Adoption - Friends In Adoption is a non-profit, licensed open/compassionate agency whose goal is to help people make informed decisions about adoption. FIA works with both those interested in adopting and with pregnant women/couples considering placing their children with adoptive families.
Adopt Int. and Domestic! - We can help you... Find a baby, work with a birth mother with whom you have already contacted, screen potential birth families, coordinate your adoption, and provide emotional support. We provide Home Study services and facilitate domestic adoptions for families residing in Hawaii and California.
Rebecca Childrens Services - offers children and their families an array of campus-based and community-based behavior healthcare. RCS staff respond in a timely, effective, and respectful manner to the behavioral healthcare needs of children and their families through programs in prevention, education, intervention, or treatment. RCS is licensed by the State of California as a Foster Family Agency.

Free Stuff
Open Adoption Directory Project - Largest FREE online open adoption waiting families listing.

Legal Stuff
Adoption Tax Benfits

Adoption Lawyers:
Adam & Romer Law Offices - We are a small law office located in a friendly neighborhood in San Francisco. We offer personal care and full legal help in the domestic adoption process to expectant parents who are interested in placing their child for adoption and to families looking to adopt a child. We work with adopting parents from all over the state of California and can assist expectant parents throughout the United States.
Law Offices of Marc Gradstein
Law Offices of Douglas R. Donnelly - Our firm handles legal matters in the following practice areas: Practice emphasizing Adoption Law and Child Custody.

International Adoption
Children's Home Society - International Adoption, Domestic Infant Adoption, MN Waiting Children, Pregnancy Services, Post Adoption Services, and Humanitarian Aid.
Adopt International - Adopt International is an adoption agency providing both international adoption and domestic adoption services. We recognize the rights of children in the United States and throughout the world to find a loving, permanent family who will meet her or his individual needs.
Adopt Int. and Domestic! - We can help you... Find a baby, work with a birth mother with whom you have already contacted, screen potential birth families, coordinate your adoption, and provide emotional support. We provide Home Study services and facilitate domestic adoptions for families residing in Hawaii and California.

Misc.
Adoptoin Terms - List of adoption legal terms and language. Support links to government adoption sites.
Adoption Quotes - Words of wisdom on adoption from Birthmothers, adoptee's, adoptive families, adoption professionals and famous philosophers.
Adopt Shop

- I wanted to build a small shop for adoptive parents to find items of usefulness, value, and beauty that I wasn't finding anywhere else. I've developed some resources myself. I've also networked with other like-minded adoption entrepreneurs and skilled artisans to showcase items both unique and hard-to-find. I truly hope you'll enjoy shopping here.
Adoption Books - A list of adoption reading material for: Open Adoption, Birthmothers, Adoptive Parents, Childrens Books, Adoptees, Interracial Adoption, Gay Parenting and Adoption, and Special Needs Adoption.
Rebecca Childrens Services - offers children and their families an array of campus-based and community-based behavior healthcare. RCS staff respond in a timely, effective, and respectful manner to the behavioral healthcare needs of children and their families through programs in prevention, education, intervention, or treatment. RCS is licensed by the State of California as a Foster Family Agency.
Zip Baby - Adoption, Baby gifts, Behavior, Child Care, Family Resources, Home Schooling, Medical, Misc, Parenting, Potty Training, Products, Safety, School, Single Parenting, Special Needs, Workfrom home.
Adoption Ties - Adoption Services and Search Site.
RL People - Quotes from real people including adoption quotes.
ARK Parenting - A Gay and Lesbian parenting support site. With links to other supportive related topics.
Fertile Thoughts - The creators of FertileThoughts have designed this website to meet your needs as a family in pursuit of adoption.


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