Find an Adoptive Family in Oklahoma
We can help you find the kind of parents looking to adopt a newborn in Oklahoma that you’ve been picturing for your child. When you work with a national adoption agency like American Adoptions, you’re not restricted to adoptive parents who live within your immediate area in Oklahoma, either. You can choose from couples waiting to adopt in Oklahoma or throughout any state in the U.S. Having so many options makes it easier to find an adoptive family that fits what you’ve been dreaming of for your child.
Below are some of the most frequently asked questions from pregnant women who are looking for adoptive parents in Oklahoma. The answers to those questions may help you learn a bit more about how to find an adoptive family for your baby that you feel comfortable with.
If you’re ready to talk to one of our adoption specialists, you can contact us today by calling 1-800-ADOPTION or filling out our free online form.
How many families want to adopt in Oklahoma?
Estimates suggest there are 2 million couples looking to adopt in the U.S. This would mean that for every baby placed for adoption, there are 36 adoption waiting families hoping for that child. There are so many waiting adoptive families in Oklahoma and across the United States to choose from who have been waiting to meet you.
Can I pick a family to adopt my baby in Oklahoma?
Absolutely. One of the most important decisions you’ll make in the adoption process is choosing the perfect Oklahoma family waiting to adopt.
Your adoption specialist will work with you to talk about what you’re looking for in a potential family for your baby, and they’ll narrow down Oklahoma adoption profiles for you based on those adoption goals. Then they’ll show you profiles of families who are the closest matches for what you’re looking for until you feel like you’ve found the perfect parents. The choice is 100 percent yours.
You’ll also have the opportunity to get to know your baby’s family, and have an ongoing relationship with them, if you choose to.
Can people from a different state adopt my baby, or do they have to live in Oklahoma?
Whichever you prefer! National adoption agencies like American Adoptions allow you to choose from adoptive families in OK or in any state you want. Some birth parents prefer to choose an adoptive family in Oklahoma. Some birth parents choose a family who lives outside of the state because they want more distance in their adoption. That’s up to you and what you’re most comfortable with.
All prospective adoptive parents with American Adoptions, no matter where they live, are prepared to travel to you in Oklahoma to be with you for the baby’s birth in addition to post-adoption visits if you’d like them to be there.
Search adoptive couples by state here.
What is the religion of the adoptive parents? Can I choose the religion of my baby’s adoptive family?
For some birth parents, the faith of a prospective adoptive family is an extremely important consideration in their choice. We work with adoptive couples of many different religions, so it’s always a good chance that there are adoptive families who share your beliefs and values if it’s important to you that your baby is raised by a family of a certain religion.
Search adoptive couples by their religious affiliation here.
How do I choose someone to adopt my baby in Oklahoma?
Everyone has their own list of ideal qualities to look for in the “perfect” adoptive family for their baby. Those qualities will be different for everyone. Maybe you picture your child growing up in a creative family who’s passionate about the arts, like you. Or maybe you imagine them spending all their time traveling, camping, and outdoors.
Sometimes it can help to ask yourself a few basic questions to narrow down what you’re looking for in an adoptive family in Oklahoma, and start from there. Consider:
Where do you imagine them living?
What do you think your child’s parents might be like? What are their interests?
Do you imagine your child having siblings?
How often do you want to talk to or see your child and their family after the adoption?
Talk to your American Adoptions specialist about what you think is most important in your child’s potential adoptive parents, and they’ll help you find adoptive families in Oklahoma and throughout the United States who fit that description. They’ll provide you with adoption profiles of the families that might be exactly who you’re looking for, so you can get to know them better.
Where can I find OK adoption profiles online?
You can find adoption profiles right here. All of the families on this website have already been cleared for adoption by state laws and by our adoption agency. If you want to learn more about any of these waiting families in Oklahoma or throughout the country, call 1-800-ADOPTION.
I’ve already found people who want to adopt a baby in Oklahoma — what now?
If you don’t need to search for adoptive parents in Oklahoma because you already know your child’s future family, then we’ll simply walk you through the remainder of the adoption process.
It’s always important to complete your adoption through a licensed adoption agency, even if you already know your baby’s prospective adoptive parents. This is necessary for your legal protection and your baby’s safety, now and in the future. Additionally, only an adoption agency can offer you free adoption services such as:
Free health care during your pregnancy and delivery
Free legal representation during the Oklahoma adoption process
Free counseling services before, during and after the adoption
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