Open Adoption Experience: Complete Guide for Adoptive and

Open Adoption Experience: Complete Guide for Adoptive and Birth Families - From Making the Decision Throug Two leading experts provide an authoritative and reassuring guide to the issues and concerns of adoptive and birth families through all stages of the open adoption relationship


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10 thoughts on “Open Adoption Experience: Complete Guide for Adoptive and Birth Families - From Making the Decision Throug

  1. Kelly Kelly says:

    In the book Open Adoption Experience Complete Guide for Adoptive and Birth Families From Making the Decision Through the Child s Growing Years by Lois Ruskai Melina we hear from two leading experts They provide an authoritative and reassuring guide to the issues and concerns of adoptive and birth families through all stages of the adoption relation


  2. Theresa Malouf Theresa Malouf says:

    This was a fantastic book that explored emotions of birth parents and adoptive parents I most enjoyed the chapters on grief because, compared to all other adoption books I ve read, this one seemed to hit the nail on the head It is the first book that delved into the relationship between birth mother and potential adoptive parents during the pregnancy Grea


  3. Julia Julia says:

    Of all the books on the recommended reading list from our adoption agency, this is the only one that is required and I can see why It is a thorough and comprehensive guide to the adoption experience when there is contact between the adoptive and birth families before after the placement I found this book encouraging and positive but realistic about problems that


  4. Stacia Stacia says:

    This is a very good book to read for anyone considering adoption, even if they re not thinking of open adoption at this time It helped to, I think, accurately explain the feelings of both parties involved It helped me to understand that the birth mother isn t the only person affected by the adoption in the birth family and that I need to be open to other people in the


  5. Kerry Kerry says:

    I bought this book after we moved back to Utah and decided to start having face to face visits with Lizzy s birth family Partly because of the advice in this book, we have been able to create a beautiful relationship with them The books has helped us focus on doing what is best for Lizzynot what is best for us as a couple or what is best for her birth family We gave this book


  6. Meagan Meagan says:

    This book is very informative but also not feasible in all adoptions Some birth parents may not want an open adoption, and the kind of relationship described would take a lot of time, commitment, and boundaries to develop A couple of parts seem unrealistic exchanging social security numbers seems like a really bad idea Still, the book gives helpful advice and thought provoking infor


  7. Janalyn Janalyn says:

    This book is very informative and I am glad I read it Maybe it is because every adoption is unique, but I did feel like the situations and relationships in the book seemed a little on the extreme side Maybe that is just because I am comparing to my own adoption experience The most helpful part of the book for me was about children s questions and concerns and how to address that I will pro


  8. Casey Miller Casey Miller says:

    This was a very informative book I d recommend it to anyone who is planning to adopt or place a child for adoption It really helps to give an overview of what open adoptions look like from both sides, including extended families, and good examples of how to interact in emotionally and relationally healthy ways The authors do a great job and a wide variety of examples covering many diverse scenari


  9. Mindy Mindy says:

    I appreciated the information shared in this book immensely It is a great resource for those looking into adoption I disagreed with some of the opinions shared, but that is to be expected Everyone is different, and every adoption is different You have to find what works for you Overall, an excellent text to open your eyes to the other side of the adoption experience.


  10. Sheryl Sheryl says:

    This book is very informative on open adoption and what to expect and how it all works, I think its a definite read for anyone considering adopting domestically Brought up things I never even thought about and answer questions that were very helpful.


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