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Find an Adoptive Family in Colorado

We can work with you to find the perfect parents looking to adopt a newborn in Colorado. What kind of family do you envision for your child?

When you work with a national adoption agency like American Adoptions, you can choose from more couples waiting to adopt instead of limiting yourself to just adoptive parents who live in Colorado. This means you are more likely to find the perfect adoptive family who meets all your preferences for your child.

Anytime you have questions about finding the best adoptive family for your baby, fill out this online form or call 1-800-ADOPTION to speak with a specialist from American Adoptions.

Below, you will find some of the most commonly asked questions by pregnant women looking for adoptive parents in Colorado:

How many families want to adopt in Colorado?

It’s been estimated that there are 2 million couples looking to adopt in the U.S. For every one child placed for adoption, there are 36 adoption waiting families who are hoping he or she will be their child. So you have many hopeful adoptive families that you can choose from in Colorado and throughout the U.S. Your child’s family is out there!

Can I pick a family to adopt my baby in Colorado?

Absolutely. Choosing a family waiting to adopt is just one of the choices that you’ll have: every decision in the adoption process belongs to you.

Can people from a different state adopt my baby, or do they have to live in Colorado?

By working with a national adoption agency, you can choose from adoptive families who live all over the country! While some birth parents prefer choosing an adoptive family who lives in Colorado, others feel more comfortable with some more distance in their adoption, so they prefer a family who lives in another state.

Know that all adoptive parents with American Adoptions are happy to travel to you for the birth as well as post-adoption visits. Search adoptive couples by their state of residence here.

What is the religion of the adoptive parents? Can I choose the religion of the family who adopts my baby?

For some birth parents, the faith of their child’s adoptive family is very important to them. American Adoptions works with adoptive couples of many different faiths. If it’s important to you that your baby be raised by a family of a certain religion, it’s likely that there are adoptive families who share your spiritual values and beliefs.

You can search adoptive couples by their religion here.

How do I choose someone to adopt my baby in Colorado?  

Every expectant parent will have a different image of their “ideal family” for their child. It can be helpful to get a clearer picture of that family by asking yourself some specific questions about who you want to choose, like:

  • Do you hope your child grows up with siblings?

  • Do you picture them having pets?

  • Where do you imagine them growing up?

  • What are their parents like? What are their parents’ hobbies, passions and values?

  • How often do you want to keep in touch with your child and their family? The occasional email? Monthly calls or texts? Family visits to Colorado?

Your adoption specialist can help you decide what qualities you’re looking for in adoptive parents and will connect you to adoptive families in Colorado and throughout the U.S. who fit that image you have in your mind.

Where do I find CO adoption profiles online?

Right here! All of the families on this website have already been approved to adopt on a state and federal level as well as by the agency. Call 1-800-ADOPTION if you’d like to get to know any of these waiting families.

I know people who want to adopt a baby in Colorado — what do I do next?

You’ve already done the tough part where you search for adoptive parents, so we’ll walk you through the rest of the Colorado adoption process!

Remember: always work through a licensed agency, even if you already know your child’s prospective adoptive parents. This is important for protecting you and your baby throughout the adoption process. It also ensures that you have all the free adoption services you might need that you wouldn’t receive without an agency, including:

  • Free health care

  • Free legal counsel

  • Free 24/7 counseling and support services

  • And more

Learn how to find adoptive parents in Colorado or start looking for adoptive parents for your baby now by calling 1-800-ADOPTION.

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