Expectant Parent's Group

The Expectant’s Parent Group is specifically for parents adopting infants who are in the waiting phase of their Infant Adoption process.  Quarterly meetings provide topics that assist families in preparing for the placement of their child.   Examples of topics include but not limited to:

  • Preparing for an interview with the birth family
  • A Panel of birth families and adoptive families
  • Understanding openness in your adoption
  • Preparing a profile
  • Caring for yourself and your family during the wait
  • Strengthening your marriage and
  • tailored topics based on the current families in the program

The group isn’t limited to registered members, however, registered members are given priority reservations and seating for each seminar.

If you are a family currently in the waiting phase of your infant adoption and would like to become a member of the Expectant’s Parent Group, please email emma@adoptanewbeginning.org.

Birth Parent Interviews

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Time – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Reserve your spot at adopting@adoptanewbeginning.org
The Birth Parent Interview session is designed to help adoptive families be prepared and understand appropriate expectations. We encourage early registration.  Please note you will be placed on a waiting list if you aren’t a regular member.

Expectant Parent Trainer

Understanding exposure of drugs and alcohol on infants
Thursday, October 6
6 pm – 7:45 pm
Presented by Jaime Bastain, PharmD and Associate Professor at Idaho State University

Reserve your spot at adopting@adoptanewbeginning.org
Please note you will be placed on a waiting list if you aren’t a regular member.

Idaho Adoption, Infant adoption, foster adoption, pregnancy services, counseling

Panel Discussion with birth families and adoptive families

December 2016 – Date TBD
Time – TBD
Guest Speakers will be announced in November

Reserve your spot at adopting@adoptanewbeginning.org
The Panel Discussions are popular events and we encourage early registration.  Please note you will be placed on a waiting list if you aren’t a regular member.