For some women, financial concerns may be one of the reasons why you’re considering adoption. If so, you likely have worries, such as, “Does it cost to give a child up for adoption in Ohio? If it does cost money, how much is it to put a baby up for adoption?”
It is always 100 percent free to place a child for adoption in Ohio.
You may have also asked yourself, “Do you get paid for putting a baby up for adoption in Ohio?” The answer to that question is ‘no.’ Payment for the placement of a child in an adoption is illegal. There aren’t any adoption agencies that pay you for placing a child.
However, many expectant mothers in Ohio are eligible to receive birth mother living expenses. These cover the costs of pregnancy, birth and more.
Pregnancy and childbirth are expensive, even with medical insurance. But American Adoptions covers all pregnancy and adoption-related expenses for birth parents. This includes:
Prenatal care and medical care throughout your pregnancy, birth and postpartum recovery
Rent and utilities
In addition to living expenses determined by financial need and Ohio adoption law, all birth parents in Ohio through American Adoptions receive:
Free medical care
Free legal representation
Free counseling services, accessible at any time
Free adoption services and birth parent living expenses are available so that you don’t have to stress about financial concerns during your pregnancy. Instead of focusing on the cost of pregnancy, you can focus on taking care of yourself and doing what you feel is best for your baby.
All adoption-related services such as counseling, medical and legal assistance are provided for women considering adoption in Ohio through American Adoptions. Adoption financial assistance for pregnancy and adoption-related living expenses may also be available to you, depending on your situation.
The Ohio court must approve financial assistance for adoption-related expenses that are provided to birth parents.
Adoption is absolutely free to birth mothers, and you may also be eligible for pregnancy-related expenses to help cover the costs of birth. Call 1-800-ADOPTION to ask an adoption specialist about your financial needs and to receive free adoption information now.
There are many reasons for adoption instead of abortion. If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy, read more on why you might choose adoption over abortion.
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