Determining the type of adoption that best suits a family's circumstances is a critical part of the adoption journey. Two primary options are open adoption and closed adoption. Both have unique characteristics and implications, making it essential to understand each thoroughly before proceeding.
Understanding Open Adoption
Open adoption fosters a level of transparency between the adoptive parents and the biological parents. It often allows for ongoing contact and communication, which can range from sharing photos and updates to arranging in-person visits.