Putting a baby up for adoption is one of the most difficult â?? but most loving and selfless â?? decisions a woman can make. Hereâ??s what you need to know about â??giving a baby upâ?? for adoption.
Learn why giving a baby up for adoption isn't giving up, it's giving life – one that’s full of excitement, joy, and opportunity.
Are you asking, “Should I put my baby up for adoption?” Here are some common reasons to give your child up for adoption that you may consider.
If you’re a pregnant teenager considering adoption, you probably have questions about how the process works for someone your age. Find answers and support here.
Every year, thousands of women in their 20s face an unplanned pregnancy. If you’re considering adoption as an option, you’re not alone. Here’s what you need to know.
If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy in your 30s, your reasons for considering might be different than a prospective birth mother in her teens or 20s. Find information and support specific to your situation here.
There are many reasons why a woman in her 40s might consider adoption as an option for her unplanned pregnancy. Learn more about the benefits of placing a baby for adoption in your 40s here:
Whether you’re looking for homeless shelters for pregnant women or other help for homeless pregnant mothers, there are options available to you if you are homeless and pregnant.
If you are pregnant and addicted to drugs, or pregnant and addicted to other substances, adoption can still be an option for your baby.
Because adoption is not a choice you make over night, help is available for you and your unborn child any time during your pregnancy.
If you’re asking, “When can you give an unborn baby up for adoption?” know that you can start the process at any point in your pregnancy.
Whatever challenges you are facing as a parent, there are options for placing a toddler or child for adoption. Learn about the resources available to you.
Many women considering adoption worry that they may later regret their adoption decision, wondering, Can I give my baby up for adoption and get her back later?
This article discusses some of the most common myths about adoption and what the adoption statistics say about each.
There are six basic steps of the adoption process - call American Adoptions today at 1-800-ADOPTION to learn more.
Learn more about what happens if the birth father is not supportive of adoption.
Adoption stories from mothers who placed their baby for adoption. Learn more about adoption from the unique perspective of mothers who have lovingly chosen to create an adoption plan.
American Adoptions is one of the largest licensed adoption agencies in the United States. We work with thousands of women each year facing an unplanned pregnancy and offer assistance to women in need. Our large, caring staff is able to assist you 7 days a week and provide you with one-on-one counseling about your pregnancy and the options available to you.
You can share however much or little information about yourself as you feel comfortable sharing. The adoptive family will know your first name, your last name (but only once the child is placed in their care), your medical history and the state that you live in.
This is a question that can only be answered by the individual family. Each family has their own style of how to introduce the adoption to the child. When you are matched with your adoptive family, you can ask this question to them. If you would like your Adoption Specialist to discuss it with them for you, just let her know.
While not every woman who chooses adoption is a young mother, many are. Through adoption, many young women have found an ability to give their babies the best life possible, while finding the opportunity to realize their own dreams, as well. Call American Adoptions today at 1-800-ADOPTION.
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