Open adoption is an arrangement between the birth family and adoptive family on the amount of communication and contact they wish to receive. Open adoption has numerous contact forms, from mail and photos, to face-to-face visits between birth and adoptive families.
2) Can I place my baby up for adoption if I use opioids?
Yes, prenatal drug exposed babies can be placed up for adoption. Alternative drugs/medications can be prescribed to help expectant moms that are dealing with addiction. If you need help getting sober and want to protect the health of your baby, call us and we will help you find medical and/or sobriety resources in your area. We can also see to it that you have shelter, food, and medical treatment while you are pregnant.
3) Do I get paid for putting my baby up for adoption?
As a woman considering adoption for your child, you don’t necessarily get paid, for pursuing an adoption plan. However, you may be entitled to receive reasonable money to cover your pregnancy-related and living expenses during and a few weeks after your pregnancy.
In most states, adoptive parents can pay a birth family’s reasonable living, medical, legal, and counseling expenses (usually within specific guidelines). Most adoptive parents are willing to help with living expenses, and many birth mothers need the help.
4) Is adoption free?
Yes, placing a baby up for adoption is completely FREE for you (the expectant mother). The adoptive family you select will pay all of the costs associated with the adoption process including your hospital/doctor bills, attorney fees, and agency fees. Some families also may also provide financial assistance to help cover your living expenses, transportation, and counseling. y
5) Can I receive financial assistance while I’m pregnant?
Yes! You may receive financial support. In most states the adoptive family you select can pay for your pregnancy related living expenses. This includes rent, healthy foods, utilities, transportation, maternity clothes, counseling, and medical bills. Are there adoption agencies that provide housing?
6) Will anyone find out that I’m placing my baby up for adoption?
No! Everything you tell us is kept totally private and confidential. If you want your family and friends to know, that is your choice. We suggest that you tell at least one person that you can trust so you have someone to lean on for support during this difficult time. Consider telling your favorite teacher, a good friend, a close family member, your school counselor, a nurse from a clinic or hospital, a police officer, or even a firefighter. ♥ If you feel like you don’t have anyone, we will be your support. ♥
7) Can I choose the family I want to adopt my baby?
Yes! You have 100% control over who gets to adopt your baby. We have a diverse list of hopeful adoptive families on our site who want to adopt a baby. All of them have been thoroughly screened to make sure they can provide and save and loving home.
You can view their profiles HERE and contact them directly when you are ready. adoption boards
Remember – Contacting a family through our site does not legally commit you to anything. This is a safe place for you to get to know them so you can make sure they are the right family for your child.
All adoptive parents must complete a thorough screening process, ensuring that your baby will be in a safe and loving home.
8) How does adoption work?
If you choose adoption as an option, you will place your baby with qualified adoptive parents of your choosing. The adoptive parents will receive full parental rights.
9) Do I need an attorney?
This is optional, but we always advise that you seek legal representation. If you want an attorney, one will be provided to you for FREE. The adoptive family you select or adoption agency that you are working with will pay for your legal representation.
10) Do I have to do counseling?
No, adoption counseling is not required, but we do recommend it. If you want to talk to a counselor or therapist, you can decide who to see or one can be recommended to you. Counseling is available for both during your pregnancy and after your delivery.
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