6 Things to Consider When Naming Your Adopted Baby

Choosing a name for your child is a difficult thing to do. However, there are a few other things to consider when you are naming your adopted baby.

Shelley Skuster April 04, 2018

It pops up in online adoption forums all the time: What do you do when it comes to naming your child?

Some adoptive parents have had baby names picked out for years and have a hard time wrapping their heads around a different name for their child. Other adoptive parents decide to choose a name with input from their child’s biological family. Whatever the case may be, naming your child isn’t always an easy decision.

Here are six things to consider when it comes to naming your adopted child:

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Shelley Skuster

Shelley is a former award-winning television journalist who traded in suit coats and red lipstick for a messy bun and yoga pants. She's a freelance writer who stays at home with her three daughters who are all ((gasp)) under the age of three and came to her via adoption and birth. She's the woman behind the blog Shelley Writes, and she can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.


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