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Celebrating National Social Work Month
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Celebrating National Social Work Month

New Life Adoptions would not be able to provide the services that we offer without a team of dedicated social workers to support our clients through the adoption process and beyond. March is National Social Work Month. Therefore, we want to take a moment to honor the time and commitment that our social workers put...

March 18, 2022April 20, 2022
Show Hope’s Hope for the Journey Conference
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Show Hope’s Hope for the Journey Conference

New Life Adoptions will be hosting the annual Hope for the Journey Conference on Friday, April 8th, 2022. Filled with invaluable information, this one-day conference is not only for adoptive and foster parents, but for church leaders, professionals, teachers, caregivers, and others who work with children in any capacity. Show Hope Over the years, many...

March 9, 2022March 9, 2022
Ready, Set, READ!
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Ready, Set, READ!

March is National Reading Month. While some children don’t need an extra incentive to read, others can take advantage of this time to create a new habit. It is great to take time to read with your children and to encourage them to read on their own when they are able. It is great to...

March 4, 2022March 4, 2022
What To Expect When You Are Expecting: Hospital Time
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What To Expect When You Are Expecting: Hospital Time

The hospital and delivery time while making an adoption plan can vary case by case. Thinking about your time in the hospital may bring up a variety of feelings. It is common to experience anxiety, fear, anticipation, and many other emotions. Many women can be nervous about how their labor and delivery will go. When...

February 16, 2022June 20, 2022
Our Home Study Is Done… Now What?
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Our Home Study Is Done… Now What?

Whew! Your home study is finally done – now what? After an adoptive family is done with the home study process, it can feel like it was a case of “hurry-up-and-wait”. During the home study process, you were likely busy with paperwork and appointments to complete. Now that you are in the “waiting pool” it...

January 14, 2022June 20, 2022
Our Christmas Gift
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Our Christmas Gift

A Family’s Journey to Adoption My husband and I always envisioned having a family of our own. After trying to conceive for many years, with countless medical visits, tests, loss and grief, I did not have the heart to continue down that path. We began to consider adoption to grow our family, but we didn’t...

December 22, 2021December 22, 2021
Inclusive Family Support Model
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Inclusive Family Support Model

Openness in adoption is a lifelong connection between a birth family and an adoptive family. The shared love for the child connects these families. This is often referred to as the extended family of adoption. Much like traditional extended family, there is a connection no matter how much ongoing contact there may be. Contact has...

December 10, 2021December 10, 2021
Is Embryo Adoption Right for You?
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Is Embryo Adoption Right for You?

If you are thinking, what in the world is Embryo Adoption? Check out this blog post to find out the basics. Then read on for the steps to deciding if it is right for you. A lot of people have never heard of embryo adoption. You may ask yourself, is this really adoption? Although it...

October 22, 2021October 22, 2021
Facing the Fears of Adoption: Working Through Your Infertility
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Facing the Fears of Adoption: Working Through Your Infertility

If you have experienced infertility you are not alone. The CDC reports that, “About 6% of married women aged 15 to 44 years in the United States are unable to get pregnant after one year of trying” (www.cdc.gov). Despite the common occurrence of infertility, those who experience it often feel like they are only ones....

October 11, 2021October 11, 2021
AWAKENING in the Waiting
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AWAKENING in the Waiting

Waiting. In my entire life, I’ve never once heard anyone shout from the rooftops, “I love to wait!” or “Can I please stand in this line a little longer?!” It’s pretty safe to say that waiting is universally unwelcomed and seldom enjoyed. It can be lonely, painful, frustrating, confusing, and tiring. It’s pretty safe to...

September 27, 2021September 27, 2021