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

Birth father from an adoption case

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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Adoption birth mother deals with postpartum depression

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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How do adoptive families qualify as possible homes for my baby?

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As a birth mother, you have many decisions to make. Choosing your baby’s adoptive family is perhaps the biggest one. At A Guardian Angel Adoptions, we want you to feel totally comfortable with your adoptive family and make sure that you have safe, financially stable and happy homes to choose from. When you decide on adoption, you begin a unique…

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Open Adoption

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I read an interesting blog (welcometomybrain.net) from November 2008 about open adoption. An adoptive mother counseled those who were considering a closed adoption- because they were uncomfortable with the idea of openness-to talk  with at least five families in open newborn anddomestic infant adoptions. She suggested reading at least 3-5 books on open adoption. And she wrote, “Realize that your…

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