Real Stories

The Cradle real adoption stories
Meghan became pregnant at a young age. What followed is a journey of love and family.
Amanda and Martin Herholdt’s journey to bring their son Parker home was a long and complicated one, spanning nearly seven years – and four continents!
Real Adoption Stories
The Cichon family believes in the power of adoption and that all families are meant to be.
“I felt supported from the moment I contacted The Cradle. Everyone is there because they want what’s best for the child.
Real Adoption Stories
A Cradle Associate discusses her adoption experience and why she wants to give back.
It’s not everyone who gains a new big family at age 69. For 1948 Cradle adoptee Dan Lawlor, the past year has been nothing short of amazing.
Real Adoption Stories
For Anthony and Jenna Comer-Hill, meeting their one month old son Walker for the first time was love-at-first-sight.
One word stands out in Mary Hart Wilheit’s Nursery record from 1945: “Hungry!” It is written over and over again.
Chris and Michael always wanted kids--to them, adopting Julia and Hayden was like catching lightning.