Adoption

Real-life adoption stories

Find out what it's like to adopt in South Africa.

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Adopted son dumped after 9 years

Parents arrested after attempting to return adopted child to state officials.

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Couple ‘sell child to buy iPhone’

Desperate parents sell child online and buy iPhone and sports shoes.

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Shocking adoption hoax

Sharon explains how con artists are exploiting the infertility community with adoption hoaxes.

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When adoption goes wrong

Find out how to take the risks out of the adoption process.

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What makes me a mom?

Can non-biological parents love their kids as much as biological parents?

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Parent24 chats to Melinda

Melinda shares with us the joys, trials and tribulations she's had to endure when adopting her two beautiful kids.

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Parent24 chats to Norah

Norah chats to us about her experience as an adoptive daughter.

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Is it safe to arrange a private adoption?

Don’t be tempted to bypass adoption procedures, advises Terri Lailvaux.

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Want to be a parent? You should adopt!

Adoption is more responsible than “breeding”, according to Tauriq Moosa.

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Should Charlize have adopted an African baby?

Charlize Theron is a mom! But did she make the right decision in not adopting an African baby?

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How to find your biological parents

Adopted children have many questions and these are questions only the biological family can answer.

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Adoption Search: Is the Internet the Way to Go?

Finding birth parents online can be risky.

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Have you considered adoption?

It's a huge decision to take a baby into your home. Our Facebook and Twitter users gave us their opinions - now give us yours.

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The process of adoption in South Africa

Terri Lailvaux, a counsellor and author, walks us through the procedure of adopting a child in South Africa.

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Adoption on TV

Can you guess the popular TV shows that have featured adoption? Take our fun quiz and find out.

Getting Pregnant

BLOG: Adoption vs abortion

This blogger wants to share the personal stories that come with making this important decision.

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Celebs who adopt

There are plenty of celebs who have had kids the natural way, but there are those stars who have chosen to expand their brood by adopting.

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'This is our adoption story'

These parents wanted a baby and now, thanks to being able to adopt, they have one. This is their story.

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Black babies wait for a family

Jo’burg Child Welfare adoption supervisor, Pam Wilson, shares the latest on adoption trends and the National Adoption Coalition.

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Would you adopt?

Is adoption natural or does it take a special kind of person?

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Choosing good parents

Is it possible to be too narrow in our definition of a good parent?

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The bumpy road to fostering

A single mom tells of the struggle to make her relationship with her child official.

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The adoption journey

It's not an easy process but you can share your experiences with other parents in our adoption forum.

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Adopting an embryo?

Is it possible to adopt a baby before it's even born? Have you done it? Share your advice with this user.

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Growing a child in my heart

Deciding to adopt a child was the right decision for this mom, but getting there wasn’t easy.

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Calling all adoptive parents

Add to the chat about adoption for parents, wanna-be parents and adopted people.

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Would you adopt a special needs child?

There’s a desperate need for families to care for children with special needs.

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Maternity leave for adoptive parents

Maternity leave is a way for a mother to bond with and care for her newborn child, but what does the law say about parents who have adopted children?

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Better nurture, better health

Good foster care helps orphans grow faster.

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Telling the adoption story

The truth about an adopted child’s birth is best told early, says this adoptive mom.

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The adoption maze

Once again a member of government calls for people to adopt. But the system seems to stymie the adoptive process again and again.

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Offer some supprt and advice

Follow reluctant_mom on her adoption journey. Words of wisdom will be appreciated!

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The dos and the don'ts

How to go about finding your biological parents.

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Parent24's Adoption forum

A place to share, care, rant or rave.

Development & Behaviour

Didn’t my mother want me?

Be prepared for questions from your adopted child.

Breastfeeding

‘I breastfed my adopted son’

Breast or bottle? Mom of two Tracy has done both.

Guest columnist

I am his real mother

My adopted child is simply my child, says Tracy.

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Giving up a child

It’s never an easy decision to give up a child for adoption. Here’s what the process entails.

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An adult adoptee speaks

Discovering as an adult that I was adopted had a profound effect on my life.

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Hair is an adoption issue

The strangest things can be a sign of love when you finally have the baby you’ve always wanted.

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Victory for gay rights

French court says lesbian couple can adopt.

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She’s black, we’re white

What should parents tell their children about interracial adoption?

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‘You’re adopted’

Not telling a child’s true birth story can cause hurt.

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Gays make good parents

Gay couples as fit to adopt as heterosexuals.

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Why is adoption so difficult?

The Minister says adopt, but red tape makes it tricky.

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Adopting celebs

Loads of celebs grow their families by adopting.

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A family mixture

New adoption trends require open minds and hearts from all communities.

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My white son

Should I adopt a white baby, wonders Sipho Yanano.

Getting Pregnant

Searching for SA’s Madonnas?

Is foreign adoption a last resort or a saving grace?

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Can same sex couples adopt?

Is there space in our society for gay couples to add to their families via adoption?

Getting Pregnant

How do I adopt?

Worried you wouldn’t make the grade as an adoptive parent? Here’s how the process goes.

Getting Pregnant

60 days

Does it make sense to wait 2 months before placing a baby with adoptive parents?

Fertility Problems

Children in waiting

The economic slump and a shortage of social workers are slowing down the number of adoptions.

Health & Safety

Let the Christians adopt!

A lawyer for a jailed Christian couple says that Egypt should allow Christian families to adopt.

Fertility Problems

The adoption process

Here are the steps you’ll have to go through when you adopt in South Africa.

Development & Behaviour

Madonna vs Baby-daddy

It's the Material mom against the biological dad. Marlon Abrahams picks the dad over the dollars.
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