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Kathleen Schaefer & Scott Czadzeck

Pleasanton, CA

We are Kathleen and Scott from the San Francisco Bay Area. We deeply admire your courage as you consider open adoption. Kathleen was adopted herself so we bring a special understanding of adoption to this journey. We have so much love to give and cannot wait to be parents. Thank you for learning more about us. We hope to learn more about you and your dreams for your precious child. Read more >

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Considering placing your baby for adoption? This packet helps you understand open adoption and contains inspiring stories written by birthparents.

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