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AZ Pregnancy Help is dedicated to assisting birth mothers in their adoption journey through Building Arizona Families Adoption Agency. Adoption matters!

AZ Pregnancy Help is dedicated to assisting birth mothers in their adoption journey through Building Arizona Families Adoption Agency. Adoption matters!

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AZ Pregnancy Help is dedicated to assisting birth mothers in their adoption journey through Building Arizona Families Adoption Agency. Adoption matters!

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English

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Episodes

Birth Mother Matters Adoption Season 2 Ep.175: A Look At The Home Study Process

6/12/2021
Birth Mother Matters Adoption Season 2 Ep.175: A Look At The Home Study Process Angie Penrose joins us on todays podcast to discuss the latest updates and time frames on Adoption Home Studies in Arizona. Listen to Angie as she gives the nuts and bolts of Arizona Adoption Home Studies and the impact of Covid-19 on the process and learn what you can do when beginning your adoption journey. Listen. Learn. Love.

Duration:00:23:24

Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Ep.174: Family Choices

6/9/2021
Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Ep.174: Family Choices Adoptive families will encounter the adoption step pf developing their adoption family preferences. Adoptive families need to look at what the best match for their family will be. Additionally, adoptive families need to understand what factors; internal and external may factor into their decsion. Adoption family preferences are a huge factor in the path their adoption journey will take. Listen to how surrounding factors may...

Duration:00:14:53

Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Ep.173: An Introduction to BAF Class

6/5/2021
Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Ep.173: An Introduction to BAF Class Listen to Becky Merryman discuss the new online class offered for families intersted in learning more about Building Arizona Families's Newborn Adoption Program. This is a free class offered monthly for families wanting to expand their family through newborn adoption,

Duration:00:09:37

BMMIA S2 Ep.172: Drugs; Getting Birth Mothers Through The Waiting Room

5/30/2021
Birth Mother Matters In Adoption Podcast Season 2 Episode#172: Drugs; Getting Birth Mothers Through The Waiting Room Listen and learn about substance abuse and why its a problem for birth mothers. This drug epidemic has impacted adoptions throughout the United States. Listen to one perspective how empathy, understanding and services can positively impact the substance abuse rate. Acknowleding and understanding the substance abuse crisis is the first step in finding a solution. We, as a...

Duration:00:19:20

Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Ep.171: What Ron Has Learned So Far

5/26/2021
Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Ep.171: What Ron Has Learned So Far Take a look back at what one cohost has learned after 171 episodes about adoption. Revisit important topics, changed viewpoints and increased awareness. Its all about adoption matters.

Duration:00:18:04

Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Ep.170: Be Prepared for Your Intake

5/19/2021
Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Ep.170: Be Prepared for Your Intake Learn what happens during the adoption intake process for women who are pregnant and making the beauticul choice of adoption. Listen to one of Building Arizona Familes' adoption intake workers as she describes the intake process so adoptive families and women considering adoption can understand and learn what to expect.

Duration:00:12:43

Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Ep.169: The Value of Open Adoptions

5/15/2021
Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Ep.169: The Value of Open Adoptions Listen and learn about the value of open adoptions for all members of the adoption triad. Listen to why an open adoption can positively impact every memebr of the adoption triad, how it can also positively impact the understanding of society's understanding of adoption.

Duration:00:14:10

Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Ep.168: Growing Up Adopted

5/12/2021
Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Episode #168: Growing Up Adopted Learn how to set the groundwork for an open adoption relatipnship for all sides of the adoption triad. Learn about the step you can take as any triad member to improve the changes of having the open relation ship you desire. Adoption education is the key to success.

Duration:00:20:09

Birth Mother Matters in Adoption S2 Ep.167:A National Birth Mother's Day Message

5/8/2021
Birth Mother Matters in Adoption S2 Ep.167:A National Birth Mother's Day Message National Birth Mother’s Day occurs on the Saturday before Mother’s Day (second Sunday of May) and this year it is May 8, 2021. It’s a day to honor all birth mothers who chose to place their babies for adoption. National Birth Mother’s Day was first founded and celebrated in Seattle, Washington, in 1990, by Mary Jean Wolch-Marsh and a group of other women who placed their baby for adoption. To all of the birth...

Duration:00:06:00

Birth Mother Matters in Adoption S2 Ep.166: The Attendance of Prenatal Visits

5/4/2021
Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Episode #166: The Attendance of Prenatal Visits Gain an education about birth mothers and their reluctance to attend prenatal visits. Understand why it is important for adoptive families for birth mothers to attend these medical appointments. Learn how a poor attendance record of prenatal visits impacts a adoptive family, but gather an understanding as to why it can be difficult for a birth mother to attend. Listen, Learn, Love.

Duration:00:12:36

Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2Ep.165:All Children Are Valued & Wanted

5/1/2021
Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2 Episode #165: All Children Are Valued & Wanted On April 27th 2021, Govenor Doug Ducey signed a contentious bill making it a crime to perform abortions based on genetic conditions, despite OB-GYNs and attorneys warning it was "medically unsound" and unconstitutional. Medical providers who terminate pregnancies based solely on conditions like Down syndrome or cystic fibrosis could face prison time under Senate Bill 1457, unless the abortion involves a...

Duration:00:16:36

Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2,Ep.164: Back in the Saddle Again

4/28/2021
Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Season 2, Episode 164: Back in the Saddle Again Jumping back into Case Management can teach valuable lessons in adoption, create opportunities for improvement and keep management fresh and current in the world of birth mothers. Going back to "front line" adoption work can only improve an already existing amazing adoption program, and in addition to staying in the "know" enable the opportunity for a closer relatiosnhip with the agency's clients.

Duration:00:19:41

Birth Mother Matters in Adoption S2,Ep.163: You Got Served

4/21/2021
Birth Mother Matters Adoption Season 2,Episode #163: You Got Served; A Conversation With A Process Server Listen to Dana, a Process Server with 30 years experience. In Arizona, when a potential birth father is named by a birth mother is named, that birth father is provided with notice of the adoption. In some situations, a process server is used to provide notice. Listen to one aspect of the adoption process. Listen. Learn. Love.

Duration:00:15:13

Birth Mother Matters Adoption S2,Ep.162: Mother's Day & Birth Mother's Day

4/17/2021
Birth Mother Matters Adoption Season 2, Episode 162: Mother's Day & Birth Mother's Day Saturday, May 8th 2021 - National Birth Mother's Day (always celebrated the Saturday before Mother's Day.)Sunday, May 9th 2021 - Mother's Day Birth Mother's Day is always celebrated the day before Mother's Day. These days are important to celebrate, especially for those in the adoption community or part of the adoption triad. Learn more about why they are important, why you need to celebrate them and some...

Duration:00:14:02

Birth Mother Matters Adoption S2,Ep.161: Adoption Case Managers

4/14/2021
Birth Mother Matters Adoption Season 2,Episode#161: Adoption Case Managers Learn about adoption case managers, what is important in their skill set, what is required and why. Learn more about the reasons behind the type of case manager adoption agency's need. Find out more about what type of social worker/case manager is needed by adoption agencies, what types of personalities are the best fit, and why. This podcast is the opinion of one agency director, other agencies may have different...

Duration:00:18:18

Birth Mother Matters Adoption S2,Ep.160: The Legal Aspect of Adoption

4/10/2021
Birth Mother Matters Adoption Season 2,Episode 160: The Legal Aspect of Adoption Listen and learn all about the legal aspect of adoption. Attorney Lisa Simpson is our guest on today's podcast. Listen to an attorney with decades of adoption law experience. Listen. Learn. Love.

Duration:00:17:58

Birth Mother Matters Adoption S2,Ep.159: For Birth Mothers Only

4/7/2021
Birth Mother Matters Adoption Season 2, Episode 159: For Birth Mothers Only Anyone can and everyone should listen to this episode; learn, grown and understand why adoption is a beautiful choice. Choosing adoption means choosing an option with support, aftercare and access to financial resources. Adoption is a beautiful choice and one that is increasingly becoming a more popular choice. in order for others to believe in and support you in your adoption choice, you need to believe in it first....

Duration:00:19:19

Birth Mother Matters Adoption S2,Ep.158: Fentanyl in the Adoption World

4/3/2021
Birth Mother Matters Adoption Season 2,Episode 158: Fentanyl in the Adoption World According to the CDC Website- "Pharmaceutical fentanyl is a synthetic opioid, approved for treating severe pain, typically advanced cancer pain. It is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. It is prescribed in the form of transdermal patches or lozenges and can be diverted for misuse and abuse in the United States. However, most recent cases of fentanyl-related harm, overdose, and death in the U.S. are...

Duration:00:27:39

Birth Mother Matters Adoption S2,Ep.157: A Day of Tears

3/31/2021
Birth Mother Matters Adoption S2,Ep.157: A Day of Tears In Alamaba, a resolution was passed that calls for private citizens in Alabama to lower their flags on January 22nd. Day of Tears will be a day of national mourning. A goal is to encourage people across the country to fly their flags at half-staff on January 22nd. Day of Tears is a 501(c)(3) committed to the lives of the preborn. The organization's goal is to have flags lowered across the nation on January 22, in remembrance, honor, and...

Duration:00:13:39

Birth Mother Matters Adoption S2,Ep.156: Planned Parenthood & COVID Relief Funds

3/27/2021
Birth Mother Matters Adoption S2,Ep.156: Planned Parenthood & COVID Relief Funds Twenty-five US Senators are requesting an investigation into the possibility that Planned Parenthood ‘illegally’ took $83 million in coronavirus stimulus. Stay informed and educated on what happens in our country surrounding adoption. Understand how abortion funding can have a negative effect on the number of adoptions that occur. This is not a polical podcast, and the purpose is to inform those intersted in all...

Duration:00:16:25