Sharing our Adoption Wisdom through Our Adoption Blog

Florida Adoption Center loves sharing adoption information that is helpful to our expectant/birth and adoptive families. We have many years of collected wisdom in adoption service and are happy to be able to share that with you here.

For additional support for Birth Mothers we recommend BraveLove and/or our Pregnant? page. If you would like to read more adoption blogs here is a link to some great ones from Healthline.

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How Adoption Works for Adoptive Parents

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The Adoption Process for adoptive parents starts when the Adoptive families complete the Home Study process and becomes approved for the placement of a child for the purposes of adoption. Adoptive parents are required to pass background checks and abuse registries during this process. A home study is a complete assessment of a potential adoptive…
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Positive Adoption Language

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Positive Adoption Language Language may possibly be one of the most influential ways people can impact the feelings of those they encounter either briefly or even interact with on a regular basis, yet it can still be easily overlooked and therefore unintentionally used as a tool for harm. Many times, we simply may not “think”…
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How Adoption Works for Birth Mothers

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We understand the overwhelming emotions surrounding adoption for birth mothers. We also see it as the ultimate act of love which is why our team at Florida Adoption Center provides emotional support starting with your very first call. We will discuss your adoption options and meet with you personally to ensure that you feel comfortable with…
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Who Chooses an Adoption plan?

Who Chooses an Adoption Plan?

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You do not need to decide what you will do with an unplanned pregnancy before calling Florida Adoption Center (F.A.C.). We can discuss adoption plans and you can decide what is right for you and your baby.  Some birth parents that have an unplanned pregnancy may experience panic and confusion, and do not always know…
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What is an Adoption Plan?

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If you are considering adoption, as an expectant mother or as a hopeful adoptive family, the process begins with a phone call. Our Florida Adoption Center (FAC) staff will provide counseling on your options, discuss your current circumstances, and help develop an adoption plan. Our services to birth parents are cost-free, confidential, and provided with…
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Orphan Train- How Adoption Started

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In the picture, notice the children all standing on display.  The term “Putting up a child for adoption” comes from the Orphan trains stopping at the train stations and putting the children up on the platform for farmers to pick the children to work on their farms.  This was the beginning of adoption. History of…
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What is Florida Adoption Center?

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What is the Purpose of Florida Adoption Center? Florida Adoption Center (FAC) was created to assist struggling pregnant women by showing them an alternative parenting plan and to help would be parents with reproductive challenges grow their families through adoption. We provide guidance and services to both birth families and adoptive families to facilitate the…
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Why: Florida Adoption Center?

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Welcome to Florida Adoption Center, LLC (FAC), where LOVE makes a difference.  I’d like to introduce, Carrie Thomas as the Managing Director and Owner of Florida Adoption Center, LLC. Our goal is to provide supportive adoption services with love; we stay committed to our families for a lifetime.  Carrie’s story begins with a loving family…
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Selecting an Out-of-State Family for Your Child

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In many cases, expectant mothers making an adoption plan will find that the adoptive family that best fits their plan for their child lives in another state. Out-of-state adoptions will look different that in-state adoptions for a variety of reasons, so it’s important to consider the legal and logistical elements specific to an interstate adoption….
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