What is non-identifying information and medical letter and who can request one? | Amara

What is non-identifying information and medical letter and who can request one?

Adoptive parents, adoptees over the age of eighteen, and birth parents are able to request limited non-identifying information from an adoption file. In some cases, birth family members may also be entitled to make a request.

If you are an adoptive parent or an adoptee over the age of eighteen and adopted through Amara, we can provide the non-identifying information in your file. The information in our files varies considerably, but it may include: physical descriptions of your birth relatives, the relationship of your birth parents, facts pertaining to your birth, and medical information. It may also include the circumstances surrounding your placement. You should be aware that the completeness and accuracy of the information also may vary. To begin this process, download this Request for Information form.

If you are an adoptive parent or an adoptee over the age of eighteen and adopted through Amara, we can access your file and provide you with a medical history of your birth family. The breadth of this report will be limited to the information provided in the profile. However, we will provide you with all pertinent medical information that is reported. To begin this process, download this Request for Information form.

If you are a birth parent whose child was adopted through Amara, we can provide the non-identifying information in your birth child’s adoption file. The information in our files varies considerably, but it may include: physical descriptions of their adoptive parents and limited circumstances surrounding their placement. You should be aware that the completeness and accuracy of the information also may vary. To begin this process, download this Request for Information form.

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