Navigating the Different Ways to Adopt

Progyny is here to support all paths to parenthood. We recognize and value that everyone is at different stages along their journey and that no journey looks the same. This webinar is meant to inform individuals and couples looking to build their family through adoption. The adoption process can be complex, and there are many different paths to adoption. Here you can find a recap of the webinar we hosted around this topic.


  • Karen Madsen, RN, BSN, Manager and Clinical Educator, Progyny
  • Pam Hoehler, LCSW-C, Director of Placement Services, Adoptions Together
  • Maria Villegas, LCSW, Co-Program Manager, Open Adoption and Family Services

Things to Consider Before Starting the Adoption Process

Timeline and Cost of Adoption

Impact of COVID-19

Green Flags When Looking for an Adoption Agency

Common Misconceptions Around Adoption