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  1. Adoption is a major investment. It includes an investment of time, care, and of course, finances. Many hopeful adoptive parents work very hard to save the money needed to begin this very important process. While it is important that prospective parents have the financial resources to provide a good life for their child, many wonder why it is so expensive to even make that initial step towards parenthood.

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  2. Adoption is tremendously exciting. Few things begin to compare to bringing a child into your life and building a family. Once everything is in place, the anticipation of the wait can take over. You’ve worked so hard for this moment. This new, thrilling, frightening, wonderful chapter in your life is about to begin. You can’t help but count the days until you meet your new baby.

    With so many thoughts and emotions running through your mind, how do you help make the time go by a little faster? Here are five ideas to help you and your partner survive the adoption wait.

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  3. The day has finally arrived. You are going to meet your new baby. With the anticipation and anxiety that goes with the adoption process, it can feel like a wave of relief to be so close to this moment… with just a touch of panic.

     

    What do we need? What should we bring? What if we forget something? This trip is too important to get lost in the stress of a packing list. Here are a few essential items to help alleviate some of the last-minute worry.

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  4. Pregnancy can be a scary process, but even scarier is labor and delivery. Many women feel a lot of anxiety about giving birth. If you are nervous, you are not alone. A big part of the worry stems from having questions you may be afraid to ask. It’s important to remember that you can trust in the medical team to guide you through. Don’t hesitate to talk to them about any of your concerns, it’s unlikely that haven’t already heard the same things from countless other women. They are there to provide helpful labor tips and support throughout this experience. Here are just 5 of the most common questions that most women have about labor and delivery.

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  5. In an open adoption, as the name suggests, everyone’s identities are known, and all parties are open to communication, but that process raises a lot of questions. We answer a few of the most common questions below.

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