Do You Hope to Adopt a Child of Another Race?

by | Feb 23, 2018 | Adoptive Families Blog

transracial-adoption.jpgPart of the domestic adoption process is deciding on your preferences, or search criteria. The best way to decide your adoption preferences is to learn as much as you can. This allows you to become confident that your preferences will lead to an adoption opportunity you can eagerly and comfortable accept.

Have you been considering the adoption of a child whose race is different than your own? Or maybe you’ve wondered how you’ll talk about adoption with your future child. In any case, our Q&A webinar on transracial adoption will be a helpful resource. In this webinar, a panel of adoptive mothers gave tips and shared their experience with interracial adoption.

Keep on reading to listen to this valuable webinar on transracial adoption!

The panel of adoptive moms who guest-hosted this webinar have each adopted a baby of a race other than their own, making them a helpful resource if you’re considering interracial adoption. 

Each adoptive parent will face questions as they’re raising a child through adoption. At Lifetime, we believe that parents should embrace the unique questions their child has about his or her interracial adoption story. A wonderful way to get ready for those conversations (and to become the parent your child needs) is to hear from experienced adoptive parents.

You can watch “Lifetime’s Q&A Webinar on Transracial Adoption” right now, at AdoptionWebinar.com

Get updates about upcoming webinars by subscribing at AdoptionWebinar.com. Signing up is free, and we’ll email you info about our upcoming webinars! Subscribe using this link: AdoptionWebinar.com/subscribe/.

 

Would you like to learn more about how you can adopt a baby or child? Your first step towards a Lifetime adoption is by filling out our free online application.

Mardie Caldwell, C.O.A.P.
Written by Mardie Caldwell, C.O.A.P.

Founder of Lifetime Adoption, adoptive mom, adoption expert, and Certified Open Adoption Practitioner (C.O.A.P).

Since 1986, adoption expert Mardie Caldwell has been dedicated to bringing couples and birth parents together in order to fulfill their dreams.

“Many years ago, I was also searching for a child to adopt. We didn’t know where or how to get started. Through research, determination, and a prayer, our dream of a family became reality. I started with a plan, a notebook, assistance from a caring adoption consultant and a lot of hard work; this was my family I was building. We had a few heartaches along the way, but the pain of not having children was worse!

Within weeks we had three different birth mothers choose us. We were overwhelmed and delighted. Many unsettling events would take place before our adoption would be finalized, many months later. Little did I know that God was training and aligning me for the adoption work I now do today. It is my goal to share with our families the methods and plans which succeed and do not succeed. I believe adoption should be affordable and can be a wonderful “pregnancy” for the adoptive couple.

I have also been on both sides of infertility with the loss of seven pregnancies and then conceiving by new technology, giving birth to a healthy daughter. I have experienced first-hand the emotional pain of infertility and believe my experience allows me to serve your needs better.

It is my hope that for you, the prospective parents, your desire for a child will be fulfilled soon.”

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