The Step By Step Adoption Process For Adoptive Families

Adoption can seem pretty complicated to the uninitiated. This simple infographic helps break the process down step by step to help prospective adoptive parents understand the  adoption process. It provides details about the following steps:

1 – Moving from infertility to adoption

2 – Selecting the type of adoption

3 – Choosing an adoption professional

4 – Becoming an active adoptive family

5 – Finding an adoption opportunity

6 – Getting to know birth parents.

7 – Receiving placement

8 – Finalization

Infographic created by American Adoptions.

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Rachel Skousen

Rachel has a long-held passion for adoption that was sealed through her work as the content manager at She currently works as a content specialist at, finding and sharing amazing adoption content from across the web. She is a mom of three and loves reading and napping in her spare time.

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