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What It Means to Be a Parent

Since the beginning of recorded history, people have been writing about parenthood and what it means. Many people feel a strong drive to become parents, and they may start or expand their family in many different ways – adoption, assisted reproduction, surrogacy, and more.

Expectant and Adoptive Parents: Finding Common Ground

Families are made and grow in all kinds of different ways. Whether the journey involves pregnancy, assisted pregnancy, or one of the many forms of adoption, one thing is the same: Parents love and cherish their children and always want the best for them.

How do I know my baby will be safe with the adoptive parents?

 

As expectant parents, you want to make sure the adoptive parents who will be raising your child will provide them with the best quality of life possible. Couples who apply to adopt a child typically do so with the truest intentions. Many can't have children on their own or...

What Are Some Initial Questions to Ask a Birth Mother?

As a prospective adoptive parent, your first meeting with a potential expectant birth mother can be a heady mix of excitement and anxiety. Knowing what questions to ask will help you stay focused, obtain the information you are looking for, and gain some insight into what she's...

What Happens at the Hospital After I Have My Baby?

Deciding to place a child for adoption naturally leads to a lot of questions. One of the most common questions parents have is, “What’s going to happen at the hospital?” Encompassed here are questions about seeing the baby after it’s born, whether the adoptive parents will be...

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“I believe in working with each of my clients—in support of their family dynamic—to make the dreams of parenthood a reality. Whether you are single or married; or gay; a step-parent, a surrogate or intended parent or a child of adoption, it is my mission to serve as your advocate. With a dedication to the ethical and sensitive nature of each situation, I will help you understand the laws within Maryland or Washington, DC for adoption or surrogacy, and pledge to be your partner throughout the journey.” - Jennifer Fairfax

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