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How to Give a Baby up for Adoption: A Step-by-Step Guide

Most women get overwhelmed when thinking about giving a baby up for adoption.  There seems to be so much to think about and consider (click here to read more about adoption agencies versus attorneys).  Here is a simple step-by-step guide to the adoption process with links to other articles and topics you might find helpful. Step 1) Talk to an adoption expert Choosing adoption for your baby may be the most important d...
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What Open Adoption Means To Me

What Being Adopted Means to Me, by Kaylee (age 14) Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be adopted?  What your child is thinking about when it comes to adoption?  Well, I can tell you all about that because I was adopted at birth.  When I say that I was adopted, some people ask if my birth mother wanted me.  Of course she did, but she was going through a time when she couldn’t take care of a child.  It was a tough de...
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Adoption Questions: Medical Insurance for Birth Mother?

Prenatal care is important for birth mother and child. Some birth mothers will have health insurance of their own, either through private insurance or Medicaid. Depending on where they live, others will be enrolled in free clinics. But what if a birth mother doesn’t have insurance or medical aid of any kind? State Laws Depending on individual state laws, adopting parents may be allowed to step up and cover OB, ...
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Unplanned Pregnancy: How to Give Your Baby Up for Adoption

When you’re feeling scared about your unplanned pregnancy or unsure about the future, you don’t need to feel completely alone. You may not be able to raise this child, but there are adoption agencies and law firms who can help you make the choice to adopt and who will help you along this path. Adoption is a legal process, and you’ll need an adoption law firm or an agency to help you along the way. T...
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Understanding Women Who Put Babies up for Adoption

Many people use phrases like giving up for adoption and/or putting up for adoption when searching for information about making an adoption plan. However, this is not the language we prefer to use. These phrases can have a negative connotation, and some birth mothers consider the language offensive. With that, we apologize and ask for your understanding. When a woman chooses to create an adoption plan, she’s mak...
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Typical Questions about Giving a Child Up for Adoption

Will you be able to care for your child’s medical, financial and other needs? Giving a child up for adoption is an act of love, kindness and the ultimate in selfless sacrifice. Remember, too, that making an adoption plan for your child is not giving up. If you’re considering a decision like this, you are sure to have questions, and finding answers to those questions will help in the decision-making proces...
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Learn How to Give a Baby Up for Adoption

Many people use phrases like giving up for adoption and/or putting up for adoption when searching for information about making an adoption plan. However, this is not the language we prefer to use. These phrases can have a negative connotation, and some birth mothers consider the language offensive. With that, we apologize and ask for your understanding. When you’re pregnant and trying to figure out what to do, ...
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Giving Your Baby Up for Adoption? Get Adoption Help ASAP …

When you’re unexpectedly pregnant, you can feel overwhelmed by all of the decisions and logistics that lie before you. What will happen next? Who can you turn to for help? When you’re giving your baby up for adoption, getting the support of an adoption law firm or agency will provide help in navigating the world of adoption. This support will help you feel more secure in the choices you make. Answering Qu...
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FAQs

Q: How can Family Formation help me with an unplanned pregnancy? A: We have been in your shoes and know how to help. We are here 24/7 to answer your questions about adoption with no obligation. We will provide you with all the information necessary to decide if adoption is right for you. In addition, you will work with one of the only attorneys in the country who is also a birth mother. Q: Why do women choose adoptio...
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Why Make an Adoption Plan?

  What is An Adoption Plan? An adoption plan is a plan that you create when you’re considering how you want your child’s adoption to proceed. Your adoption plan can begin before you choose an adoption agency or law firm, and it can shape who you choose to work with. Your adoption plan often includes your thoughts regarding a suitable adoptive family. It’s an expression of your desires, and it&#...
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