adoption chart - Pros of Each Type of Adoption for the...

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Pros of Each Type of Adoption for the Involved Parties Confidential Adoptions Mediated (Semi- Open) Open Adoptions No contact between birth and adoptive families. No identifying information is provided. Only nonidentifying information (e.g., height, hair color, medical history, etc.) is provided through a third party (e.g., agency or attorney). Nonidentifying contact is made (via cards, letters, pictures) through a third party (e.g., agency or attorney). Direct interaction between birth and adoptive families. Identities are known. Birth Parents Provides real choice for birth parents when compared to open adoption. Privacy. Some feel this provides a sense of closure and ability to move on with life. Allows for some information transfer between birth and adoptive parents (and perhaps the child). Some privacy. Increased ability to deal with grief and loss. Comfort in knowing child's well- being. Sense of
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2010 for the course COMMUNICAT com 240 taught by Professor Junh during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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