Adoption, Your Step-by-step Guide: Using Technology & Time-tested Techniques to Expedite a Safe, Successful Adoption

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American Carriage House Publ, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 419 pages
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Everything You Need To Know To
Find & Bring Home Your Child</br>
This new book, Adoption: Your Step-by-Step Guide answers all your adoption questions. It contains the road map, the advice, the resources, and the working knowledge you need to find the baby of your dreams!

Mardie Caldwell, C.O.A.P. has successfully helped thousands of families achieve their dream of parenthood. And now she can help you too through her new step-by-step guide to adoption.

Adoption: Your Step-by-Step Guide offers practical, easy-to-follow guidelines for anyone interested in adopting a child. Whether you're adopting domestically or internationally or adopting an older child or an infant, this amazing book tells you everything you need to know.

Learn how thousands of families have used the techniques in Adoption: Your Step-by-Step Guide to find the child of their dreams--and how you can too with
More than 1,200 adoption resources at your fingertips that will increase your chances of finding the child for you.
Practical easy-to-follow guidelines for anyone interested in adopting a child!
Simple techniques that thousands of adoptive parents have used to successfully adopt with the help of the Internet.
Guidelines for writing and posting a "Dear Birth Parent" letter that works!
Warning signs of scams and insights on how to pinpoint individuals who can hinder your adoption!
New financial resources for your adoption available on the Internet.
Complete and up-to-date advice on safe and affordable adoptions.
Proven techniques for finding birth mothers.
Advice on how to safely network and screen professionals.
 

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Contents

Adoption Resources Online
15
Frequently Asked Questions
29
Legal Information
53
Birth Mothers and You
71
Open Semiopen or Closed Adoption
83
Dear Birth Mother Letter
97
A Child for You
117
Special Needs and Foster Adoption
131
Safe and Secure
163
Funding Your Adoption
183
Government Assistance in Adoption
201
Your Adoption Budget
213
Adoption Hotlinks
223
Adoption Glossary
403
lndex
415
Copyright

International Adoption
147

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About the author (2005)

Mardie Caldwell, C.O.A.P., is the Founder and CEO of Lifetime Adoption and the host of the popular Internet radio talk show, Let's Talk Adoption...with Mardie Caldwell. She is an adoption professional and expert who assists in over 120 adoptions per year and is an author, educator and lecturer. She has appeared on CNN, CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox, the BBC, PBS, Dr. Laura and numerous other radio and TV shows. She has been quoted and consulted for print articles in national and local newspapers, and publications including Parenting and Adoptive Families magazines. An adoptive mother and infertility patient, Caldwell has experienced first-hand the joys and challenges of adoption. It became her life's work when she realized the critical importance of safe and secure adoptions. Her will to inform those who are seeking to adopt transformed itself into the book Adoption: Your Step-by-Step Guide, where she shares her personal experience and lists more than 1,200 Internet adoption sites where information can be gleaned to assist those in seeking the child of their dreams. Join Caldwell as she takes you though the complex, challenging and richly rewarding journey of adoption. Her heart and soul shines through every word in Adoption: Your Step-by-Step Guide. Order your copy today. If you or your oganization would like to contact Mardie Caldwell for an interview or public speaking appearance, please contact American Carriage House Publishing by telephone 877-423-6785.

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