Resources

for Birthparents

Alberta Children Services 

www.child.alberta.ca

Pregnancy Care
    - Calgary 
    - Edmonton 
    - Red Deer

www.pregcare.com

www.pregnancycarecentre.ca 
www.pregnancycare.ca

CUPS

www.cupscalgary.com

Healthy Moms Healthy Babies 

www.albertahealthservices.ca

Louise Dean Centre

www.cbe.ab.ca

Birthright 

www.birthright.org

Terra Centre - Edmonton

www.terraassociation.com

Kara Program - Calgary

www.karaprogram.com

 

www.openadoptioninsight.org – the website of Brenda Romanchik, who is a birthmother who has published some excellent information for birthparents.

 

BOOKS

Birthparent Grief  - by Brenda Romanchik

Being a Birthparent: Finding Our Place - by Brenda Romanchik

Sacred Connections - By Mary Ann Koenig

 

 

Resources for Adoptive Parents

Alberta Children Services

www.child.alberta.ca

Healthy Moms Healthy Babies

www.albertahealthservices.ca

The Adoption Council of Canada 

www.adoption.ca

Adoption Month e-magazine

www.e-magazine.adoption.com

Adoptive Families Magazine

www.adoptivefamilies.com

Tapestry Books

www.tapestrybooks.com

Let’s Talk Adoption

http://www.letstalkadoption.com/

 

The Adoption Institute: http://www.adoptioninstitute.org/index.php


The Evan B. Donaldson Institute for Adoption – doing some excellent current research in adoption. Visit their website to subscribe to their free e-newsletter.

 

The North American Council on Adoptable children: www.nacac.org


The North American Council on Adoptable Children – this organization hosts a terrific annual

 

Training Conference, promotes the adoption of waiting children, can give you info about subsidy, advocacy, etc.

 

Adoption Learning Partners: www.adoptionlearningpartners.org  


Site that provides courses for adoptive parents on topics like attachment, talking about adoption, trans-racial, international, etc.

 

The Family Helper: www.familyhelper.net


A site to find all the adoption resources in Canada, agencies, governments, international facilitators, support groups, etc.

 

CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Beginnings: How Families Come to Be -by Virginia Kroll

Did My First Mother Love Me? - by Kathryn Ann Miller

Pugnose has Two Special Families - by Karis Kruzel

Place in My Heart - By Mary Grossnickle

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