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20 02, 2019

The Whitsels Give Back to the Expecting and Birth Parent Support Fund

By |2019-02-20T11:18:08-04:00February 20th, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, News & Announcements|Comments Off on The Whitsels Give Back to the Expecting and Birth Parent Support Fund

The Blessing of a Baby Girl Before the Whitsel family ever considered adopting a child, they were a happy family of four with their two daughters’ Juliana and Ava. In the beginning of her marriage Becky knew she wanted three children, however her husband Dan was content with their family of four. Alas, she decided [...]

13 02, 2019

Spring 2019 Birth Parent Scholarship Recipient – Hannah Myers

By |2019-03-22T09:22:10-04:00February 13th, 2019|For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spring 2019 Birth Parent Scholarship Recipient – Hannah Myers

Our Spring 2019 Birth Parent Scholarship winner, Hannah Myers is taking her talents to West Coast University. Hannah is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with the hopes of working as a Labor and Delivery Nurse.  Adoptions From The Heart (AFTH) receives numerous essays from birth parents who want to pursue a degree in [...]

6 02, 2019

Celebrating Your Child’s Black History and Culture Beyond February

By |2019-01-31T12:02:57-04:00February 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 |2019-01-29T11:10:59-04:00January 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 |2019-01-24T15:58:49-04:00January 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 [...]

19 12, 2018

Elements of Honoring Your Child’s Birth Culture

By |2019-01-23T10:33:30-04:00December 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 [...]

6 12, 2018

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

By |2018-12-06T15:47:35-04:00December 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 |2018-11-29T10:40:42-04:00November 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 [...]

21 11, 2018

What Every Prospective Adoptive Parent Should Look For In An Adoption Agency

By |2018-11-21T10:55:55-04:00November 21st, 2018|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on What Every Prospective Adoptive Parent Should Look For In An Adoption Agency

There are SO many adoption agencies out there! However, does every one of them fit the needs of every prospective adoptive parent that walks through their door? Probably not depending on what you had in mind when it comes to the adoption process, along with your family’s future when it comes to birth family relationships. [...]