Adoptive Families

Creating While Waiting

Use your imagination (or someone else) and do something, weekly or monthly or from a variety of resources that can be a keepsake while waiting.  Let us know what your ideas are. Creating A Keep Sake While Waiting As we began the official wait for our daughter in June 2000, we jumped into a multitude…

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Utah’s Adoption Rules

Each state’s adoption rules vary. Heart to Heart is a Utah adoption agency that works with women who have unplanned pregnancies. They do not utilize the traditional foster care system but focus on direct placements. They work with both open adoption and private adoption services. The latest Utah adoption laws include: S.B. 31 – This…

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Open vs. Closed Adoptions

When a birthmother chooses adoption for her unborn baby, she is faced with two different adoption options: private adoption, otherwise known as closed adoption or open adoption. Heart to Heart strives to help birthmothers with unplanned pregnancies decide which type of adoption best suits individual desires and needs. Adoption is never an easy decision. Some…

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Knowing What You’re Getting In To With an Adoption

Knowing What You’re Getting In To With an Adoption Many couples consider adoption because they cannot have children of their own, or they believe there are enough children in the world who don’t have parents or a place to call home. Whatever their reason, adoption is a respectable decision, although not an easy one. The…

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Heart to Heart: Providing Services to Birthmothers

Heart to Heart is a Utah adoption agency that works with birthmothers who are experiencing unplanned pregnancies. Heart to Heart strives to help birthmothers make the most out of their situations, helping provide placement for their babies, while offering a wide array of services to birthmothers. Heart to Heart has on-staff counselors that help birthmothers…

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