Find an Adoptive Family in Mississippi
What kind of family do you picture your child growing up with? We can help you find those perfect adoptive parents looking to adopt a newborn in Mississippi or anywhere in the country.
By working with a national adoption agency like American Adoptions, there are more couples waiting to adopt in MS and across the entire U.S. for you to choose from. You won’t have to limit yourself to just the adoptive parents in Mississippi like you would with a smaller agency. This also means that you’re always more likely to find the adoptive family who meets everything you’re looking for.
How many families want to adopt in Mississippi?
Some estimates suggest that there are 2 million couples looking to adopt in Mississippi and across the U.S. For every one child that’s placed for adoption, there are 36 adoption waiting families who are hoping that this will be their child. So there are always hopeful adoptive families for you to choose from in Mississippi and across the U.S. We’ll help you find them!
Can I pick a family to adopt my baby in Mississippi?
Yes! Every decision in the adoption process is yours to make, including choosing a family waiting to adopt in Mississippi or another state.
Can people from a different state adopt my baby, or do they have to live in Mississippi?
Working with a national adoption agency like American Adoptions means that you can choose from adoptive families who are waiting all over the country. Some birth parents prefer to choose an adoptive family in Mississippi, while others feel more comfortable with more distance in the adoption and choose a family who lives in another state. That’s entirely up to you.
All adoptive parents with American Adoptions are happy to travel to you for the birth of the baby as well as for post-adoption visits. You can 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?
The faith of a child’s adoptive family is something that’s very important to many birth parents. American Adoptions works with adoptive couples of many different faiths. So if ensuring that your baby is raised by a family of a certain religion is important to you, it’s very likely that there are adoptive families who have the same spiritual beliefs and values as you do.
You can search for adoptive couples by their religious affiliation here.
How do I choose someone to adopt my baby in Mississippi?
Whatever your image of the “ideal family” is for your child, we can help you find that family. It can be helpful to ask yourself some questions to understand what you’re looking for, like:
Where do you imagine them living?
Do you hope that your child will have siblings?
Do you imagine them having family pets?
What do you imagine their parents might be like? What are their interests or values?
How frequently do you want to keep in touch with your child and their family?
You can talk to your adoption specialist about the qualities that you’re looking for in prospective adoptive parents, and they’ll show you adoption profiles of waiting families who fit that description.
Where do I find MS adoption profiles online?
Right here! Every family listed on this website has already been approved to adopt by the state of Mississippi and by the agency. Call 1-800-ADOPTION if you’d like to speak with any of these waiting families.
I know people who want to adopt a baby in Mississippi — what do I do next?
If you don’t need to search for adoptive parents in Mississippi, then you’ve already taken care of the tough part. We’ll walk you through the rest of the adoption process!
It’s important that you always complete your adoption with a licensed agency, even if you already know your child’s future adoptive parents. This is necessary to protect you and your baby through the adoption process and to ensure that you have access to all the free adoption services that you wouldn’t receive without an agency, including:
Free health care
Free legal representation
Free 24/7 counseling and support services
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