Adoption article list

One life-affirming option is to rescue those children already frozen (something parents should never do) through embryo (“snowflake”) donation and adoption. To those looking to adopt, embryo adoption offers an alternative to traditional adoption...

When my husband and I realized that having biological children on our own may not happen, we knew that we had some research to do to find out what we would be open to.

Why should we speak up and promote God’s word, the Gospel, and the life message to family, friends and those within the community?

For a while now, we at Lutheran Family Service of Iowa have been thinking and talking about ways to be more intentional and active in our support to birth mothers following their adoption placement. But after the placement, when things seem to be...

Ever notice how children who are adopted sometimes look like their adoptive parents? It is amazing how frequently this happens. It helps underscore the idea that children who come into a family through adoption are just that, children, a son or a...

A conversation about adoption may evoke a wide variety of strong feelings—a mix of happiness and joy along with pain, fear and grief. Through this format of questions and answers, Janette Clausen hopes to give insight and increase understanding...

Foster parents serve a critical role in our country in meeting the needs of children either on a temporary basis or permanently. The following is an interview with a friend of mine from Care Net who has been a foster parent for 12 years, fostered...

As we look back on the past eighteen years we remember so many faces, so many smiles, so many cries—all from the faces and feelings of children we did not know. Why? How? What happened? These are the questions that foster parents like us ask!

Life Quotes on adoption.

This sample ceremony has been provided by Lutheran Family Services of Iowa. Adapt as needed. "An Adoption Ceremony of Blessing" sample ceremony has been provided by Lutheran Family Services of Iowa. Adapt as needed.

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