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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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The Adoption Option

Are you thinking about the adoption option? If you are, then you’re at the right place. Hello, I’m Suzanne Peden, and I am a clinical social worker, but I’m also the owner of A Angel Adoptions. I started working in the adoption field 37 years ago, but about 21 years

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National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month As we approach the holidays and the Christmas season, be especially mindful of birth families and infertile couples. For pregnant women making an adoption plan, more specifically those due around the holidays, future Christmases may forever be connected to memories of the birth of their

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Interview With A Birth Mother
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Interview With A Birth Mother

 (The following is part of an actual conversation with a birth mother who recently placed her baby for adoption through A Angel Adoptions. She is aware that this is being posted on social media. Some identifying information has been deleted or altered due to confidentiality concerns.) (Suzanne) When did you

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Financial Assistance For Birth Mothers In Alabama

Can I Get Financial Assistance When I Give My Baby Up For Adoption? You may be thinking about the fact that financially you’re really in a tough place and dealing with financial stress is a big part of why many women make an adoption plan. So in the state of

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How to Put A Baby Up For Adoption in Alabama
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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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