Wednesday, 02 October 2019 10:04

Adopting as a Single Parent

Published: 2019
Document available online at: https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/single-parent/
Printable version (PDF): https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/single_parent.pdf
Abstract: Explores issues that are specifically relevant to single people considering adoption. The factsheet includes information about available adoption opportunities, including domestic adoption, intercountry adoption, and adopting from foster care. It also discusses the importance of having a support system and dispels the myth that being single impedes the adoption process. 

What Adoptive Parents Need to Know About Birth Certificates

Fatherly - December 04, 2018

Adoptive parents overwhelmed by the amount of paperwork involved in the process may not consider how important it is to order a birth certificate. But like an adult's passport or driver's license, the birth certificate is a key entry point to many of a child's daily experiences, from enrolling in preschool to seeing a doctor to signing up for Little League. Which means that, amidst all of the logistical planning, ordering a birth certificate should be at the top of the list. Here's what you need to know about the birth certificate for your newly adopted child.

Also: The Fatherly Guide to Adoption: https://www.fatherly.com/adoption/

https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/what-adoptive-parents-need-to-know-about-birth-certificates/