Table of Contents
What Is Open Adoption?
Trends Toward Increasing Openness
Benefits of Open Adoption
Deciding Whether Open Adoption Is Right for Your Family
Building and Maintaining Relationships With Your Child’s Birth Family
Using Social Media for Contact With Birth Families
Resources for More Information
Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2013). Openness in adoption: Building relationships between adoptive and birth families. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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