Birth Parents and Pandemic – How We Can Get Through This

Posted by Amy Shore, MA, M.Ed., LPC on 3/27/20 9:25 AM

As a birth parent caseworker in Houston, I am used to meeting with my expectant mothers face to face in their homes or in a public place where we can plan their adoptions.  However, COVID-19 came to town and abruptly halted our way of meeting. How do I provide the services and the attention that my clients need at this time of crisis in the community (and the world!)?

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Topics: Unplanned Pregnancy, Gladney Birth Parent, Adoption Services

February's Top 5 FAQs

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 3/8/19 10:04 AM

We love educating people about adoption and Gladney. Below are the Top 5 questions Gladney's Team were asked in February:

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Topics: Adoption, Domestic Infant, Gladney Event, Unplanned Pregnancy, Waiting Child, FAQ

January's Top 5 FAQs

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 2/3/19 10:53 AM

We love educating people about adoption and Gladney. Below are the Top 5 questions Gladney's Team were asked in January:

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Topics: Adoption, Domestic Infant, Unplanned Pregnancy, Waiting Child, FAQ

What Does an Adoption Placement Look Like?

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 11/30/18 8:04 AM

One of the many questions that people involved in adoption are frequently asked is, "What happens at an adoption placement?".  The answer is that each placement, just like each adoption, is unique and beautiful.

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Topics: Testimonials, Domestic Infant, Adoption Stories, Unplanned Pregnancy

Adoption Stories by Gladney - My Story

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 9/29/13 4:45 PM

April Fool’s Day—yeah--not so funny—this was the day I found out I was pregnant.  Same story you hear all the time—I met a guy, thought he loved me, made some poor choices and realized I was pregnant (of course two weeks after he had already dumped me and moved on to his new girlfriend).  I was scared.  I was 20 at the time, going to college, working as a server, and living with my parents—my parents!  What were they going to say—were they going to kick me out on the spot?  In tears I told them and in tears they hugged me and told me that we would get through this. 

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Topics: Adoption Stories, Unplanned Pregnancy

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