As a birth mother and adoption attorney, I have a wealth of experience and information about adoption. Please send me your questions and I’ll do my best to answer it. I’m always a resource for adoptive families and birth mothers, so don’t hesitate to reach out.

Can you get paid for putting your baby up for adoption?

Can a woman get paid for putting a baby up for adoption? A pregnant woman cannot get paid for putting a baby up for adoption.  It’s against the law, and it is against public policy to sell a baby.  However, most states allow a pregnant woman to accept certain types of financial assistance from adoptive…

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Can a woman get paid for putting a baby up for adoption?

Can a woman get paid for putting a baby up for adoption? A pregnant woman cannot get paid for putting a baby up for adoption.  This is against the law, and it is against public policy to sell a baby.  However, most states allow a pregnant woman to accept certain types of financial assistance from…

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Where can you get health insurance for birth mothers?

There are a number of options for health insurance for birth mothers.  If you don’t have medical insurance to cover the pregnancy, labor and delivery, don’t worry!  You still have options when looking for medical insurance.  Prenatal care is important, and we are happy to help you find the right coverage.  Sometimes is just a…

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Where are Bay Area homeless shelters for pregnant women?

There are several homeless shelters for pregnant women in the Bay Area.  Homeless shelters for pregnant women may have special requirements, and these can include an intake meeting.  Contact each individual shelter for more information. Homeless shelters also include maternity homes, but these are smaller living environments.  Most require proof of pregnancy from your doctor,…

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Can birth parents change their minds?

Can birth parents change their mind?  In some instances, yes. Dear Megan, Hi, I’m a birth mom, giving my baby up for adoption, and I’ve accepted financial assistance from the agency.  I need to know, can birth parents change their mind? I thought I had my mind made up a couple months ago, but now…

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I’m happy to answer your questions, support you, and help you understand what putting your baby up for adoption means and how it works. You’re never obligated to continue, and I will never pressure you to make any decision that doesn’t feel right for you and your baby.

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