Your birth mother letter and family profile. The birth parents may also ask additional questions which will be answered with your approval. It is not uncommon, for example, for a birth mother to want to know the first name you select for the baby.
An extensive family, social and medical history compiled by the birth mother and, if available, a similar document from the biological father. Specific medical records on both the birth mother and the child also normally are secured including OB/GYN records and labor and delivery records from the hospital.
An adoption home study is an independent investigation undertaken to verify your suitability as the adoptive parent(s). In Florida, a favorable preliminary home study is valid for one (1) year after the date of its completion and may be updated easily. You may contact us for more information about obtaining an adoption home study.