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While birth parents of a child placed for adoption may continue to feel loss and grief over the course of their lives, openness can help them deal with these powerful emotions. Openness from the earliest stages of the adoption process can help birth parents gain...

95% of adoptions in the United States have some degree of openness.  At Colorado Christian Services we would estimate that number to be even higher.According to the Child Welfare Information Gateway at https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/f_openadopt.cfm, among other things, open adoption allows adopted children to establish a sense...

There are so many factors to look at when choosing an adoption agency.  You may wonder whether you should work with a local agency or a national agency.  Choosing a local agency brings many benefits.  One such benefit is that a local agency is aware...

What’s life like for birth mothers after she places her baby for adoption?  Colorado Christian Services provides free confidential counseling for each birth mother to help prepare her for the physical and emotional healing she will need after placing her baby for adoption.  Our counselor...

A birth mother is working through her grief and loss throughout the entire pregnancy and beyond.  She is grieving the loss of her child.  This grief is one of the reasons why openness in adoption is so important.  Receiving texts, emails, having get-togethers, etc. allows...

We have counseled thousands of women in unplanned pregnancies throughout our 5 decades of service.  Each one is so different; no two are the same.  One thing is for sure though, they all have one thing in common.  Every birth mother we counsel wishes her...

All children need to have a safe environment in which to thrive.  Our adoptive families are given the training and information they need to make their homes safe for their adopted baby.  This is also helpful for caregivers or should you have children visit your...

I’m excited! We have been busy working on a new website to help reach women who find themselves in an unexpected pregnancy. Why a site dedicated to women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy? Why not include parents hoping to adopt? The way the world communicates and searches...

Birthmothers are amazing people!  They are wonderfully brave, strong women who lovingly choose to place the needs of their child above the desires of their own heart.  Birth parents, just like any good parents, are most concerned about what is BEST for their child, even...