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We also highly recommend that you subscribe to a FREE weekly online e-magazine, Adoption Week.  You can subscribe at their website:  www.AdoptionWeek.com

The following books are on our Required Readings list for adoptive couples and can be purchased from Tapestry Books (800-765-2367):

RAISING ADOPTED CHILDREN 
      (By Lois Ruskai Melina)

DEAR BIRTHMOTHER, Thank You for Our Baby (3rd Revised Edition)
      (By Kathleen Silber and Phyllis Speedlin)

THE OPEN ADOPTION EXPERIENCE
      (By Lois Ruskai Melina and Sharon Kaplan Roszia)

INSIDE TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION
      (By Gail Steinberg and Beth Hall)

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Adoption

How to Give My Baby Up For Adoption in Alabama

How to give my baby up for adoption is one of the hardest questions you will ask yourself!  My name is Suzanne Peden, LICSW, PIP, and A Angel Adoptions is my beloved adoption agency in Helena, Alabama, just south of Birmingham. Thank You for taking the time and courage to

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Why Should I Use A Private Adoption Agency in Alabama
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Why Should I Choose A Private Adoption Agency in Alabama?

The Advantages of Working with An In-State, Private, Licensed Adoption Agency in Alabama Whether you are a potential birth mother living in Alabama who is considering an adoption plan for your unborn baby or a couple choosing to become parents through adoption, there are distinct advantages to using a private,

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Letter: From Birth Mother To Adoptive Parent

Dear Michael and Sara, Hey, I hope y’all are starting to get settled in at home as a new complete family with Anna. I consider y’all my new family addition since we have been put in each other’s lives due to this beautiful baby girl named, Anna. I love you

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Letters: 7 Years Ago Today

Dear A Angel Adoptions, Seven years ago today, your agency placed a beautiful baby girl in our arms. We were a childless couple who had struggled with infertility for a very long time. This little girl is our world! We are still in touch with her birth mother and her

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Adoption

Time Is Of the Essence When Treating Infertility

Infertility is generally defined as twelve months of unprotected sexual intercourse with no resulting pregnancy. Unless a woman has a known medical reason that would affect her ability to become pregnant, or a man has an awareness of medical concerns as well, most people assume they will be able to

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Birth Mother
Adoption

Who is a Typical Birth Mother

Envision A Typical Birth Mother If you try to envision the typical characteristics of a birth mother, a woman placing her baby for adoption, who would your mind see? A teenager in high school? A woman struggling with addiction and/or mental illness? A mother struggling to pay her bills? Actually,

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