If you’ve just started thinking about adoption for your baby or child, you’ve probably came up with tons of questions on how it works.
Most women ask us these three questions:
- How can I get help while I’m pregnant, if I’m having a rough time?
- Will I see my baby again?
- What are the steps to doing an adoption?
You can visit this page to get the answers to these top three questions women ask about adoption: Adoption Questions and Answers.
Know that it’s totally natural to have tons of questions as you think about the plan you’ll make for your child. What will help is if you learn as much as possible, and talk to someone. You can one of our Adoption Coordinators anytime at 1-800-923-6784 or message with us online.
Mardie Caldwell, C.O.A.P., is nationally recognized as an expert on open adoption. A Certiﬁed Open Adoption Practitioner (C.O.A.P.), Caldwell is the founder of Lifetime Adoption Center, established in 1986. She has assisted in over 2,000 successful adoptions and was one of the ﬁrst adoption professionals on the Internet.
Caldwell’s life work is dedicated to educating and helping birth parents find the right adoptive parents for their child. She spreads the word about modern adoption through speaking appearances, webinars, online resources, and as a podcast show host.
She has written several award-winning books, including So I Was Thinking About Adoption, the first book of its kind. There are many reasons women choose adoption, and this short book is a comprehensive resource to make the best plan for you and your baby. Caldwell wrote So I Was Thinking About Adoption as a handy guide to the details of the adoption process.
Caldwell has made over 150 media appearances, including ABC News, CBS News, Larry King Live, CNN Headline News, NBC’s The Today Show, CNN’s The Campbell Brown Show, NBC News, KGO Newstalk Radio, CNN’s Black in America II, MSNBC, Fox, PBS, BBC, and Dr. Laura.