- The process where the birth parents take back their child who was originally given to adoptive parents, often due to a change of heart. The laws about when and how a child can be reclaimed are different in each state
- After much thought and emotion, they decided to go through an adoption reversal and reclaim their child.
- State laws differ in regard to the timeframe and conditions of an adoption reversal.
- A change of circumstances led the birth parents to consider an adoption reversal.