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Adoption in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham Adoption Agencies, Attorneys and More

There are a variety of local adoption resources for you to use in Birmingham, whether you are a pregnant woman considering adoption or a couple hoping to adopt.

American Adoptions is a national adoption agency that is licensed in Alabama. We can help you throughout the entire adoption process, including completing your Alabama home study if you are hoping to adopt in Birmingham.

You can call 1-800-ADOPTION to speak to an adoption specialist about our services at any time.  We can provide you with free information or help you locate other Birmingham adoption resources.

Birmingham Adoption Agencies

American Adoptions, a leading national adoption agency, can help both adoptive and prospective birth parents with all stages of the adoption process. We can connect you with counseling services, adoption attorneys, home study professionals, and more. As a national adoption agency, we have a wider access to professionals and adoption matches than other agencies. We also offer 24/7 support to women considering adoption.

However, if you wish to work with a local adoption agency in Birmingham, you always have that right. Some full-service domestic adoption agencies in Birmingham include :

Foster Care Agencies in Birmingham

Foster care adoption is another wonderful way to build a family. Through this process, adoptive parents can give children waiting in the Alabama foster care system a chance at a loving, permanent home.

If you are hoping to foster to adopt in Birmingham, or would like to complete a foster care adoption in Birmingham, check out these resources:

International Adoption Agencies near Birmingham

While international adoption regulations have tightened over the last decade, adopting from a different country is still an option for hopeful parents. If you are interested in international adoption in Birmingham, the following agencies can help:

Birmingham Adoption Attorneys

Both expectant mothers and adoptive families need the services of an adoption attorney in their Birmingham adoption. Prospective birth mothers will work closely with an attorney to understand their birth mother rights in adoption and how to give their consent. Similarly, in order to finalize their adoption in Birmingham, adoptive families will need to be represented by an adoption attorney.

American Adoptions can connect you to an adoption lawyer in Birmingham. You can also contact one of these local attorneys that handle adoption in Birmingham:

Home Study Providers in Birmingham

In order to be officially eligible to adopt in Birmingham, adoptive parents must be approved through an adoption home study. This must be completed by an Alabama-licensed home study provider.

Fortunately, American Adoptions is certified to complete home studies in Alabama. When you work with American Adoptions, you don’t have to use multiple adoption professionals to complete your adoption in Birmingham.  We can also help parents working with other adoption agencies to complete their home study requirements.

Birmingham Hospitals for Prenatal, Maternal Care and Delivery

When an expectant mother is working with American Adoptions, we help her create a birth plan so everything is in place before she goes to the hospital. This is one less thing for prospective birth mothers to worry about during their adoption journey. Women choosing adoption with American Adoptions will have their prenatal, delivery and post-delivery care covered by our agency

Here are several local Birmingham hospitals that can provide medical care throughout your pregnancy:

810 St. Vincent’s Drive

Birmingham, AL35205

205-212-MOMS

1700 6th Avenue South

Birmingham, AL35233

205-934-3411

2010 Brookwood Medical Center Drive

Birmingham, AL35209

205-877-1000

701 Princeton Avenue SW

Birmingham, AL35211

205-877-1000

Birmingham Courts for Adoption Finalization

Adoptive families finalizing their adoption will work with their adoption attorney to set up a court hearing for this process. Adoptions in Birmingham are finalized in the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court of Jefferson County. Your adoption specialist from American Adoptions will also help coordinate this with an adoption attorney when the time comes.

Things to Do in Birmingham

If you are adopting a baby in Birmingham, you will most likely spend time in the Birmingham area at some point, either to meet with prospective birth parents or to wait for your ICPC paperwork to be approved. Here are some attractions to visit during your stay:

Call 1-800-ADOPTION now to speak to an adoption specialist for more help finding adoption resources in Birmingham, AL, and to start your adoption process whenever you are ready.

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