Parenting > Adoption

Dads and adoptive parents: How the new Labour Laws Amendment Bill will affect you

Posted on October 17, 2018 by Contributor

Now adoptive parents and dads will be able to take parental leave too...

Tricky: When do you tell your child they’re adopted?

Posted on December 11, 2017 by Contributor

Should you raise your child from the start to know they’re adopted, or tell them when you feel ...

The right way to adopt: World Adoption Day highlights dos & don’ts

Posted on November 9, 2017 by Contributor

Adoption body highlights some dos and don’ts on World Adoption Day...

“My SA adoption journey” – A dream come true

Posted on July 18, 2017 by People

A mother's chance meeting with a little orphaned girl turned into something beautiful...

14 Things I learned after caring for 14 babies

Posted on June 15, 2017 by ANA Newswire

To save you the emotional trauma (there was loads of that) of having to care for 14 babies ...

8 Common misconceptions about adoption

Posted on May 29, 2017 by Contributor

There are many misperceptions about adoption which may impact people’s decision to adopt...

Sobering stats: 2 out of 3 abandoned babies die

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Contributor

The National Adoption Coalition of SA (NACSA) has launched new research into the incidence of child abandonment and ...

Are you ready to be a single parent?

Posted on May 23, 2017 by Contributor

Being a parent is difficult. Being a single parent is even more difficult. But, sometimes, there comes a ...


How I explained adoption to a class of 6-year-olds

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Julie Kynaston

Some moms and dads choose to grow a baby in the mommy’s tummy while others ask a social ...

7 Famous people you didn’t know were adopted

Posted on February 14, 2017 by Debbie Harrower

The fact that people are willing to take in, raise and love a child who is not their ...

Watch: Emotions run high as identical twin girls are reunited

Posted on January 12, 2017 by A4W News

Audrey Doering of Wisconsin and Gracie Rainsberry - now 10 years old - of Washington were adopted shortly ...

Adoption: The bittersweet in ‘the call’

Posted on December 20, 2016 by Alexa Russell Matthews

If you are an adoptive parent, who has waited, or is waiting you will know EXACTLY what I ...


How I REALLY want to respond to dumb adoption questions

Posted on December 13, 2016 by Jill Robbins

Just for fun, here are some of the answers I wish I could give to people who ask ...


The right way to adopt (adoption dos and dont’s)

Posted on November 14, 2016 by Contributor

The adoption process is a melting pot of red tape, emotions, paperwork and patience. But it's all for ...

Things to consider before adopting

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Contributor

Deciding to adopt is a big decision to make. It would completely change both your life and the ...

step parent adoption

All about step-parent adoptions in South Africa

Posted on August 29, 2016 by Elke Day

There have been many queries about step-parent adoptions and there seems to be little information regarding what is ...


The love, joy and bittersweet cost of adoption

Posted on August 8, 2016 by Change Exchange

For some couples, starting a family can be a long and painful process, a cycle of hope and ...


Adoption: ‘We chose him’

Posted on July 25, 2016 by Thandi Nkomo

Adopting a baby is almost like falling pregnant. You hope for the best but you have no idea ...

Are you ready to have a child? 3 Questions to ask yourself

Posted on July 20, 2016 by Contributor

Having a child is one of the biggest decisions you can possibly make. You’ll no longer only be ...

The legal side of IVF, surrogacy and adoption

Posted on June 29, 2016 by Helen Suzman Foundation

We have all heard of the terms IVF (in vitro fertilisation), surrogacy and adoption but what does it ...

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