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Adoption During COVID-19 – Choosing Hope is Still Here

In an effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the state of Ohio has been placed under a stay at home advisory. Schools are closed, events are cancelled, restaurants have shut their doors, and many offices are operating remotely.  It is the responsibility of all of us to help “flatten the curve” of this virus, making sure there’s …

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Adopting a Child Who Was Prenatally Exposed in Utero

Most children who are placed for adoption come from unplanned pregnancies. Sometimes, when an expecting mom is unaware she is pregnant, she may take substances that are very harmful to an unborn child. In certain instances, the expecting mom may be aware of the child and still continue an unhealthy lifestyle.  An unborn child depends on its mother for …

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Adoption vs. Foster Care – Which is Right for Me?

If you’re pregnant and unsure of whether or not you’re in a position to care for a child, it’s important to consider your options. Two options available to expecting birthmoms are adoption and foster care. While these options are familiar to almost everyone, many aren’t sure what the distinctions are between the two choices.  On the surface, adoption and foster care serve a very similar function. …

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What Does Ethical Adoption Mean?

There are around 3000 adoption agencies across the US. While all of them serve the same general function of finding homes for children, they go about doing so in different ways. At Choosing Hope Adoptions, we strive to provide ethical adoption services.  This means going above and beyond the basic duties required of an adoption agency and creating a system of support for …

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Is It Too Late for My Child to Be Adopted?

No matter how many books you read or people you talk to, you really don’t know what it’s like to be a parent until you’re living it. Many parents ultimately grow into the role, learning as they go. Some, particularly those whose children came from unexpected pregnancies, find that they’re not able to provide the level of care their child needs.  If …

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