How Do I Give My Baby up for Adoption?
Everything You Need to Know about the Adoption Process
Choosing adoption is a major decision, so it’s only natural if you feel nervous about it.
But, you’re not alone. People from all walks of life choose adoption for many reasons. This can be a way for you to create a better future not only for yourself but also for your beautiful baby. Here at American Adoptions, we’d love to help you create that future.
To get started on your adoption journey today, contact us online to get more free information now. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
How Do I Give My Baby Up for Adoption?
The adoption process will vary depending on your situation and needs. But, in general, there are five steps to follow when you want to give your baby up for adoption:
- Step 1: Contact our agency to connect with a birth parent specialist.
- Step 2: Create your adoption plan alongside your adoption professional.
- Step 3: Choose the right adoptive family for your baby.
- Step 4: Receive adoption financial assistance to cover all pregnancy- and adoption-related fees.
- Step 5: Complete placement and receive post-adoption support.
Whenever you’re ready to start that process, fill out our online contact form at any time.
How Long After a Baby Is Born Can You Give It Up for Adoption?
No matter your situation, you can put your baby up for adoption. Whether you just discovered your pregnancy or have already given birth, adoption is always an option for you and your baby. We will help you find an adoptive family, receive financial support and much more.
Can I Get Paid for Giving My Baby up for Adoption?
Because this would qualify as child trafficking, you are not paid to give your baby up for adoption. Still, you’ll be eligible for financial assistance that covers 100% of the costs associated with your pregnancy and adoption journey. We’ll help determine your financial needs and make sure you receive the maximum amount of assistance allowable.
As the prospective birth mother, you can receive help for expenses like:
- Maternity clothing
- Transportation to and from doctor’s appointments
The amount of financial assistance you receive will vary depending on your unique circumstances and which state you live in. That’s because this support is court-mandated.
Our financial assistance can help you avoid many financial stressors. This allows you to focus on a safe, healthy pregnancy, rather than your bank account.
To learn more about adoption financial assistance with our agency, contact us online at any time.
Can I Give My Baby Away at Birth?
Yes, you can choose adoption for your baby after birth. No matter what, you can always choose adoption for your baby. Many parents have different reasons to give their baby up for adoption after birth, and every situation is unique. Whatever your circumstances are, adoption is always an option.
Here are a few ways you can be proactive about your adoption plan:
- Speak with your birth parent specialist about the process.
- Read stories from birth mothers who worked with our agency and why they’re proud to have chosen adoption.
- View waiting family profiles to determine what type of family is right for your baby.
Begin the Adoption Process Today
When you’re ready to give your baby up for adoption, reach out to us. We’ll help you create an adoption plan, and you’ll call all the shots while we coordinate all the details.
From there, we’ll send you adoptive family profiles that match your preferences and explain the types of adoption relationships you can choose from. Through open adoption, you can stay connected with your child for years to come.
Caitlin, who chose open adoption, reflects on why it was the best decision for her.
“Knowing that I can be around and be there — I don’t even know how to put it into words… I’m like a cheerleader on the sideline, and that’s more than I could have asked for,” she said. “He gets this family who can take care of him and do everything I couldn’t, but he can also know that I didn’t just give him away. I had a purpose for him, and it was meant to be.”
If you’re looking to give your baby up for adoption, then you can start that process today. Fill out our online contact form to get more adoption information now.
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