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26 02, 2020

Adoptions From The Heart to Host 8th Annual Find Their Footing Run/Walk 5k

By |2020-02-26T10:18:07-05:00February 26th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women|Comments Off on Adoptions From The Heart to Host 8th Annual Find Their Footing Run/Walk 5k

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12 02, 2020

Welcoming Julianna

By |2020-02-06T15:47:35-05:00February 12th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women|Comments Off on Welcoming Julianna

Part One   The Shock from the Unexpected Two active U.S. military members Jason and Kelly met one another on the job and quickly hit it off. Their relationship was put to the test when the military stationed them in different locations. The long-distance between Jason and Kelly proved that their love is strong. It [...]

8 01, 2020

An Expecting/Birth Parent’s Guide to Explaining Adoption to Their Older Children

By |2019-12-11T14:47:44-05:00January 8th, 2020|Adoptions, For Pregnant Women|Comments Off on An Expecting/Birth Parent’s Guide to Explaining Adoption to Their Older Children

  Everyone involved in the adoption process can have difficulty understanding the situation. Despite whatever adoption triad member you are, somewhere down the line, this conversation will come to the surface. Particularly for birth parents, explaining adoption to their older children can be an emotionally trying and tough situation. The exact age of your child [...]

25 12, 2019

Julianna’s Family Christmas Ornament

By |2019-12-24T14:57:40-05:00December 25th, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women|Comments Off on Julianna’s Family Christmas Ornament

An Adoptions From The Heart Family Holiday Story   In 2017 Jason and Kelly received an invitation from three very important people in their life to come to visit them during the holiday season. Those three very important people were Chris, Jaime, and little Julianna from Pittsburgh. Jason and Kelly are the birth parents of [...]

24 12, 2019

Delaware’s December Birth Parent Support Group Meeting Recap

By |2019-12-24T14:33:51-05:00December 24th, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women|Comments Off on Delaware’s December Birth Parent Support Group Meeting Recap

On December 4, 2019, the AFTH Wilmington, DE office held its monthly Birth Parent Support Group. Each month allows the women in this group to come together and not only enjoy one another, but to be one another's "rock" and "hype woman." The holiday season often goes hand-in-hand with the term "family time," which can become [...]

18 12, 2019

Keeping the Door to Open Adoption “Open” and Not Losing Hope for a Future Relationship

By |2019-11-25T13:53:32-05:00December 18th, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women|Comments Off on Keeping the Door to Open Adoption “Open” and Not Losing Hope for a Future Relationship

What is Open Adoption? Open adoption, also known as “cooperative adoption,” allows for some form of communication between the birth parents, adoptees, and adoptive parents. This can range from pictures, letters, and phone calls to contact through an intermediary, to open contact between the parties themselves.  Not many people are exposed to or have knowledge [...]

21 11, 2019

Birth Parent Scholarship Fund Winner: Lucy Amidon

By |2019-11-18T14:15:17-05:00November 21st, 2019|Adoptions, For Pregnant Women, News & Announcements|Comments Off on Birth Parent Scholarship Fund Winner: Lucy Amidon

AFTH Scholarship Recipient The Fall 2019 Birth Parent Scholarship recipient is Lucy Amidon. Since a very young age, Lucy has been exposed to the adoption world. An adoptee herself, Lucy was born in Reading, PA. She was adopted at birth and spent the first 5 years of her life in Virginia with her family. They [...]

6 11, 2019

Mommy Delina: The story of a loving family created through open adoption

By |2019-10-30T11:41:55-04:00November 6th, 2019|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women|Comments Off on Mommy Delina: The story of a loving family created through open adoption

San Diego Discovery In 2013 a 26-year-old Delina was enjoying her much needed vacation visiting friends in San Diego, CA. Her stay in the Southern California city was supposed to be fun and carefree but physical trauma and life-changing news soon put a halt to her happy holiday. One moment during Delina’s vacation when she [...]