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How to Prepare an Adoptive Parent Profile for Domestic Adoption

Highlights from June 16, 2010 Creating a Family radio show

Adoptive Parent Profile

Prospective adoptive parents must prepare an adoptive parent profile of themselves to be submitted to expectant mothers who are considering making an adoption plan for their child. What should you include, what should you leave out, how to present? Our guests to discuss adoptive parents life books are Guylaine Hubbard-Brosmer, an adoption consultant with Independent Adoption Center (IAC), and Vickye Schultz, Vice President of Domestic Adoption for the Gladney Center for Adoption.

  • What is an adoptive parent profile or “Dear Birthmother Letter” and how are these profiles or letters
  • What is the basic framework that prospective adoptive parents should use when preparing an adoption profile.
  • What should adoptive parents include in a Dear Birthmother Letter?
  • What should adoptive parents not include in a Dear Birthmother Letter?
  • What are expectant women looking for in an adoptive family?
  • How can you make your adoptive parent profile standout?
  • How should single prospective adoptive parents create a profile that will appeal to birth mothers?
  • How should you handle religion in your profile?
  • Should you include your desire to breastfeed your adopted child in your Dear Birthmother Letter?
  • What type of pictures should be included in your adoptive parent profile?
  • Should you use a professional to help you prepare your profile?
  • How much help do adoption agencies give to adoptive parents when preparing their adoptive parent profile?
  • When should you rewrite your Dear Birthmother Letter if you have not been chosen?
  • Should you translate your adoptive parent profile into Spanish?
  • What are some of the do’s and don’ts in your first telephone conversation with the expectant woman?

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