Webinar: Everything You Need To Know About Open Adoption

This webinar was recorded on February 9th, 2021

Open adoption allows for biological parents and adoptive parents to decide how much contact the child or children will have with their birth parents.

There are many choices to make when looking to adopt and there is no one-size-fits-all answer. This webinar will cover the essentials needed understand closed, semi-open and open adoption. You will also get to hear from Detorie, a recent open adoptive gay dad, about his experience. You will walk away with a clearer understanding of the adoption process and what next steps make the most sense for you.


Key take-aways:

  • What are the benefits of open adoption?
  • What is a "closed" adoption, a "semi-open" adoption and an "open adoption"
  • How can you successfully navigate an open adoption
  • How to determine the best arrangement possible?

Adoption cost break down sheet

Moderated by GWK Founder Brian Rosenberg and featuring our "Partners to Fatherhood" experts:

Molly Rampe Thomas of Choice Network Adoption

Paige Knipfer, Love Grown Adoption Consulting


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