Yvonne Johanson, Author at A Guardian Angel Adoption Agency
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Yvonne Johanson

What “adoption” means in 2019

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Adoption has changed a lot over the years. We’re here to help you navigate the new and more modern adoption model where expectant mothers are receiving more care than ever before. According to American history, the first official adoption in the U.S. happened in 1851. This began the legal journey of modern adoption, but the informal practice has been part…

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Meet the parents

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We make sure every family is fit to adopt. You make sure the family is the right fit. When you reach this stage of the adoption process, there is so much to celebrate: a hopeful couple is closer to having a family and you have found a potential home for your baby. We did the screening, you did the selecting…

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Give yourself every advantage

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The steps you’re taking right now are all your own—but you don’t have to take them alone. Every pregnancy is unique and uniquely challenging. Birth Expectant mothers considering adoption have to make many important decisions—all of which will affect not only their own well-being but the well-being of their baby. Because of this, there are so many reasons to seek…

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Adoption with the birth father in mind

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Often, a birth father’s role is overlooked or forgotten in the adoption process. Learn more about how, when and why to include your baby’s father when you’re considering adoption. As a birth mother, it’s essential to understand how the father of your baby can be involved when you choose adoption. A Guardian Angel is here to help you find the…

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Recognizing and understanding postpartum depression as a birth mother

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Postpartum depression is a common disorder that develops after giving birth. Learn how to identify and manage the symptoms of postpartum depression in yourself when you’ve chosen adoption. As you consider or proceed with the adoption process, you will experience a wide range of emotions—but depression is not something you have to navigate alone. There are always people ready to…

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What kind of adoption is right for me? The difference between closed, semi-open, and open adoptions.

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As the birth mother, you choose the type of relationship you will have with your baby and the adoptive family. We will help you understand the pros and cons of different kinds of adoptions so you can pick the best kind for you. As your adoption agency, one of our most important roles is to educate. We want you to…

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