Adoptions

6 02, 2019

Celebrating Your Child’s Black History and Culture Beyond February

By |2019-01-31T12:02:57+00:00February 6th, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Celebrating Your Child’s Black History and Culture Beyond February

A helpful guide for parents who transracially adopted black children   Parents have a responsibility to bring elements of culture into the home and in daily activities (food, games, holidays, entertainment, etc.). For those who adopt children transracially it is important to incorporate their culture into your family in more ways than one. February is [...]

30 01, 2019

Adoptions From The Heart Partners with Edible Arrangements for February 2019

By |2019-01-29T11:10:59+00:00January 30th, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Adoptions From The Heart Partners with Edible Arrangements for February 2019

Adoptions From The Heart is excited to announce its February partnership with Edible Arrangements in select Southeastern PA locations and Wilmington, DE. During the month of February, Adoptions From The Heart supporters will be able choose from three delectable chocolate-covered fruit boxes for their loved ones. The boxes range from $19.99-$29.99 and feature some of [...]

23 01, 2019

AFTH TV’s Upcoming Special Is All About Birth Parents Supporting Birth Parents

By |2019-01-24T15:58:49+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on AFTH TV’s Upcoming Special Is All About Birth Parents Supporting Birth Parents

Amanda, BS/WGST and the women of the Delaware Birth Parent Support Group: Clockwise: Amanda, Ayanna, Kristen, Se'Ayra & Brittany In the beginning of January 2019 the AFTH TV crew traveled down to our Delaware office for filming of the upcoming special "The Unheard Voices of Birth Mothers." Each month the Delaware office hosts [...]

16 01, 2019

Choosing the Right Family for Your Child

By |2019-01-16T15:04:02+00:00January 16th, 2019|Adoptions|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Family for Your Child

A Guide for Expecting Parents Going Through the Adoption Process Here are a few elements to look over about each prospective adoptive parent you meet: Residential Environment: Raising children in a secure environment is important. Knowledge of crime rate within the region of the prospective adoptive parents home is crucial to the child’s safety. Do [...]

16 01, 2019

Adoptions From The Heart Reopens the Out-of-Area Domestic Adoption Program

By |2019-01-16T14:59:10+00:00January 16th, 2019|Adoptions|Comments Off on Adoptions From The Heart Reopens the Out-of-Area Domestic Adoption Program

A nationwide program for prospective adoptive families open to adopting African American children Check out our AFTH TV episode where Adoption Counselor Stephanie Capriotti goes over the basics about the Out-of-Area Program https://bit.ly/2TToIm8

19 12, 2018

Elements of Honoring Your Child’s Birth Culture

By |2019-01-23T10:33:30+00:00December 19th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Elements of Honoring Your Child’s Birth Culture

It is important to respect others cultural background, especially when it comes to your own child. For adoptive parents it is important to introduce your family's culture equally with embracing the child's "birth culture." Here's just a few ways to celebrate and honor your child's birth culture at home. Books/Movies/TV Shows: It is not enough [...]

12 12, 2018

Finding Your Comfort Level in Communication with Your Child’s Birth Parents

By |2019-01-23T10:44:46+00:00December 12th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finding Your Comfort Level in Communication with Your Child’s Birth Parents

It is perfectly normal to have reservations about including the birth parents into your families life, however before you dismiss open adoption remember that it is all up to the comfort level of you and the birth parents. Setting up healthy communication boundaries is normal. Below are some key points on finding your communication comfort [...]

6 12, 2018

Adoption and Loss: Understanding the Grieving Process of a Birth Mother

By |2018-12-06T15:47:35+00:00December 6th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Adoption and Loss: Understanding the Grieving Process of a Birth Mother

Adoption is beautiful in many ways. There are many different elements to adoption that come together to reach the beautiful outcome of building a family. But something that is often overlooked during the adoption process is understanding the depth of what birth mothers feel after they place their child for adoption. It takes unbelievable strength [...]

28 11, 2018

The Gift Card Drive is Back for the 2018 Holiday Season

By |2018-11-29T10:40:42+00:00November 28th, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on The Gift Card Drive is Back for the 2018 Holiday Season

  Tis' the season of giving , which means AFTH's Gift Card Drive is in full swing! Every child deserves to open a present on Christmas, but buying gifts can be a financial burden for low-income families. There are many birth parents who place a child for adoption who struggle to support themselves and the [...]