Adoption Agency in Lansing

AAI's Lansing Office Are you looking for an adoption agency in Lansing? Adoption Associates has an office in Lansing with staff who can answer all of your questions about adoption. Kris Dickens, the Director in our Lansing office, joined the staff of AAI in 2006 as a home study caseworker. She has worked in additional roles over the years including international consultant and birth mother [...]

Adoption Agency in Lansing2019-11-06T12:48:11-05:00

Adoption Agency in Mid Michigan

AAI's Mid Michigan Office Are you looking for an adoption agency in Mid Michigan? We recently celebrated the 1st anniversary of the opening of our newest office in Freeland, Michigan. It was a wonderful experience to reconnect with former adoptive families and meet new families and community members! Jennifer Jaworski, Director of the Mid Michigan Office, said that night, “We have been honored to serve clients [...]

Adoption Agency in Mid Michigan2019-10-23T12:01:19-05:00

“Give Up a Baby for Adoption” – What it Really Means

The terminology that we hear so often, "give up a baby for adoption", is not really giving up a baby. In all reality, when you “give up a baby for adoption”, you are choosing to give your baby the gift of a loving family and a home. You are choosing life for your baby. A life filled with hopes and dreams and opportunity – the [...]

“Give Up a Baby for Adoption” – What it Really Means2019-10-08T16:31:41-05:00

Teen Pregnancy

My Story I was 17 years old, living with my parents, raising a child, trying to finish high school, and pregnant again. What was I going to do? How was I going to take care of two kids while still trying to finish school and hold down a job? This is what I was thinking and contemplating about only three years ago when I was [...]

Teen Pregnancy2019-10-17T10:27:20-05:00

Infant Adoption: What Happens After We Get ‘The Call’?

Blog Talk Radio Transcript: Infant Adoption: What Happens After We Get 'The Call'? Air Date 2-20-18 (you may listen to the podcast by clicking on the audio link, or read the transcript of the podcast below) The adoption agency told us infant adoption could take up to two years, on the short end six months. We had been waiting three months when we got 'the [...]

Infant Adoption: What Happens After We Get ‘The Call’?2019-10-01T16:52:41-05:00

Pregnant? We Can Help

When you found out you were pregnant, many different emotions rushed through you – surprise, confusion, regret, excitement, fear. Even though you’ve seen it happen to other people, you never thought it could actually happen to you. We know you’re overwhelmed, but you can educate yourself about the choices you have. Adoption is one of these choices: one that gives you – and your baby [...]

Pregnant? We Can Help2019-10-01T17:06:43-05:00

Amy’s Adoption Plan

Pregnant and Scared When I found out that I was pregnant, I was scared to death. I didn’t know what to do or who to turn to. It was the beginning of the summer leading to my senior year. I was 17 years old, and was living with my mom, step-father, and two older sisters. I was very close with my family, especially my sisters. [...]

Amy’s Adoption Plan2019-10-17T11:37:18-05:00

Adoption Plan

Birth parents make a loving parenting decision when they make an adoption plan. The experience gives children and birth parents a fresh start. What Adoption Planning IS: You give your baby the family environment you choose. Your baby is loved and cared for by adoptive parents. You make a life-giving choice for your baby. Experienced, professional adoption counselors will care for you and support you [...]

Adoption Plan2019-10-17T13:56:39-05:00

My Girlfriend is Pregnant

My Girlfriend is Pregnant - The Beginning of our Journey My girlfriend is pregnant, and suddenly I am a birth father. The term ‘birth father’ is a relatively new one for me. In January, when my girlfriend and I learned that we were pregnant, I began a journey that would open my eyes to a great many new things. My girlfriend and I were both [...]

My Girlfriend is Pregnant2019-10-17T14:07:41-05:00

Why “Giving Up a Baby for Adoption” is Not Really Giving Up a Baby

Blog Talk Radio Transcript: Why Giving Up a Baby for Adoption is Not Really Giving Up a Baby. Air Date 11-14-17 (you may listen to the podcast by clicking on the audio link, or read the transcript of the podcast below) I walked into planned parenthood thinking I was going to have an abortion. One of the workers asked If I had considered adoption. What [...]

Why “Giving Up a Baby for Adoption” is Not Really Giving Up a Baby2019-10-07T10:39:38-05:00