THE HEART TO HEART BLOG

Adoption is a lifelong journey, and so is adoption education.  We've written these posts to help you along your way.  Please enjoy, and let us know what you think in the comments section.

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Salt Lake City Adoption

20-Percent of Teen Births are Repeats

Statistics show that in the U.S., teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19 who give birth, nearly 20-percent are not first time parents. The state with the highest rate of repeat teen births is Texas at 22-percent, though reports do show that more teen moms are beginning to use birth control. For example, New…
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Private Adoption: Part 3 of 3

This multi-part article highlights information for prospective adoptive parents. Heart to Heart, a Utah adoption agency, strives to provide the latest adoption information, including private adoption and open adoption options. The latest adoption trend involves breaking cultural barriers and pushing past transracial issues. More Caucasian couples are seeking to adopt African American children, whether it…
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Private Adoption: Part 1 of 3

This three-part article features information about private adoption and the adoption process. Heart to Heart, a Utah adoption agency offers this helpful guide for prospective adoptive parents. Most prospective adoptive parents wonder where to start the adoption process. In fact, there are a number of ways adoptive parents can adopt a child, albeit it nationally…
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Heart to Heart Adoptions Announces Results from Christmas Fundraising Program

Utah Adoption Agency announces the results of their Sub for Santa program which provided Christmas gifts for many birth mothers and their children. Heart to Heart Adoption Utah is pleased to announce the results of its 2012 “Sub for Santa” program. This annual program seeks to provide gifts and necessary items that birth mothers and…
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Economic Effect on Adoptions

As the economic decline in the U.S. remains in full throttle, local adoptions are decreasing nationwide. Many states have reduced adoption subsidies, which causes an undue hardship on families. No one can help but notice the state of our nation, as every news channel mentions buzz words and phrases, such as “fiscal cliff,” “downturn,” “tax…
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Bonding Tips for Adoptive Parents

Heart to Heart is a Utah adoption agency that understands the difficulty of becoming an adoptive parent. While becoming a parent is fun, engaging and exciting, it can also prove challenging. Heart to Heart focuses on keeping families informed about adoption. This article highlights some essential bonding tips for adoptive parents to forge a life-long…
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General Adoption Advice

Anyone can be adopted, albeit it an infant, toddler, child, stepchild, relative, non-relative or even an adult. Depending upon the qualified adoption agency, some specialize in focusing on more difficult cases, while others practice standard, more routine adoptions. When a birth parent decides to place her child up for adoption, it is her sole decision.…
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