Finding Adoptive Parents

Choosing your baby’s future family is one of the most important and exciting parts of the adoption process. Finding the right parents for your child may also be one of your foremost concerns.

We can help with that.

There are many parents looking to adopt a newborn in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. Jennifer and Catelyn can help you find the prospective adoptive parents for your baby that you feel are the right fit. Contact us now online to start looking for adoptive parents now, or read on for more information about choosing adoptive parents.

How to Find Adoptive Parents for Your Baby in VA, MD, D.C. and More

There are two different ways that you can find adoptive parents for your baby in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and beyond:

Searching for Adoptive Parents with an Agency

When you work with an adoption agency to help find an adoptive family for your baby, here’s what you can expect:

  • The families that work with adoption agencies have been carefully screened and have completed a home study, so you know they’ve received extensive background checks and have been approved to raise a child.
  • Adoption agencies will help you communicate with prospective adoptive families to build a solid foundation of trust in your relationship, and can help you communicate even after the adoption is complete.
  • With an adoption agency, you can browse through adoption profiles of waiting families quickly and easily in one place, and you’ll often have a professional help you sort through profiles to find the types of parents that you’re looking for.

If you think you might want to use this method to search for adoptive parents, we can refer you adoption agencies for you to contact. Contact us online now to learn more.

Looking for Adoptive Parents on Your Own

Finding a potential adoptive family for your child on your own is also an option. Here’s what this method often involves:

  • Although most adoptive families have been screened, some adoptive families may not have been screened yet.  However, Jennifer and Catelyn will ensure any family you select is properly screened in accordance with the law, prior to you placing your child with them.
  • We can refer you to free adoption services like counseling, as well as any other resources you might need during your adoption process.
  • You can look for potential adoptive families online through social media or forums, through newspaper ads, or by word of mouth. However, adoption advertising laws vary by state, so this may affect your search. We can assist with this process.
  • If you already know someone who wants to adopt your baby, we can help you complete that adoption.

If you think you’d prefer to locate an adoptive couple for your child on your own without an agency, we can help you find the right family for your baby. Contact us now to get started.

The Process of Choosing a Prospective Adoptive Family

Selecting the family that you feel is perfect for your baby is a deeply personal experience. You might already have a vision in your head of the kind of family you want for your child. Maybe you’re still not sure, but you’ll know them when you see their adoption profile.

It can be helpful to ask yourself questions to clarify that image of your version of the “ideal” adoptive family, such as:

  • Where do you picture them living?
  • What do you imagine the adoptive parents to be like? What might their interests, values, or hobbies be?
  • Do you hope that your child might grow up with siblings?
  • How often do you want to have contact with your child and their family after the adoption?

Contact us now; you can talk about what you think you might want in a potential adoptive family, and we can connect you with profiles of waiting families for adoption in the District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland and beyond who match what you’re looking for.

Search for a Family Waiting to Adopt in DC, VA, and MD Now

You’ll have the opportunity to get to know the adoptive family that you select before, during and after the adoption to whatever extent you feel comfortable with. We can help you build a strong foundation for communication with your child’s future family so that you can continue to stay in touch comfortably after the adoption if you choose to have an open adoption relationship.

To start searching for open adoption family profiles with Jennifer or Catelyn, contact us online. We can help guide you to find the adoptive parents that you’ve been searching for and represent you throughout the Maryland, D.C., or Virginia adoption process.

“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