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Adoption Options for Members of the Military

Adoption Advocate No. 156

Can military families adopt while a parent is on active duty? Should military families avoid adoption due to deployments and frequent moves? What do adoption professionals need to know and practice to best support military families through the process and after the adoption is complete?

These and many other frequently asked questions are answered in this issue of the Adoption Advocate. Practical advice, tips, and clinical guidance will help prospective parents and equip adoption professionals so that more military families can thrive as adoptive families.

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Originally published in 2021 by National Council For Adoption. Reprinting or republishing without express written permission is prohibited.