birth family meeting

How to Make a Birth Family Meeting Go Smoothly

After a successful search, many adoptive parents turn their thoughts to an in-person meeting with the birth family.  But along with excitement these thoughts can be accompanied by stress and anxiety. Planning an international trip alone can be stressful.  Throw in the realization of what this meeting could mean in your child’s life and it can become overwhelming.  But it doesn’t need to be with the right planning and support.