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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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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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How Can I Feel Confident About Adoption?

  Often, it’s hard to feel confident about the larger choices in life. Choices about your career and your relationships have so many different aspects to them that it can be difficult to make a decision. When you’re pregnant and think you might want to , you may feel like you need more information and you may be full of a lot of questions. How can you feel confident about your decision to choose adop...
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How to Talk with Family and Friends about Your Adoption Plan

Once you’ve made the decision to put your child up for adoption, you will want to consider how to talk with family and friends about your adoption plan.  The news will be difficult to share and difficult to hear, no matter what.  Having a plan ahead of time can make things easier and less stressful for both you and your family.   In this post I will share ideas about how to: Tell your family and friends about y...
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The End of Pregnancy & Giving Baby for Adoption

Planning ahead will ease some of the last minute stress. The last month or two of pregnancy can be very busy, not to mention challenging. You’re only weeks away from delivery and then recovery. The last thing you need is to be scrambling when you’re physically and emotionally drained. Try to prepare in advance so the entire process will be easier for you. Water often breaks in very inconvenient places, on...
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What Happens During Adoption Counseling?

If you have decided to place your baby for adoption, you will go through a process called adoption counseling. This article explains what that process may be like. Find the Right Help When you are considering adoption for your baby, you might think an adoption agency is your only choice, but that isn’t so. My firm specializes in handling adoptions, and for many women, this is a better option.  We work on a smal...
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Giving a Baby Up For Adoption is Not Giving Up!

Many people use the phrase “give a baby up for adoption”; however this choice really is not really “giving up.”  Adoption is an emotional roller coaster, and this article focuses on some of the emotions you may experience as you make an adoption plan and move forward with an adoption.  Making an Adoption Plan Can Be a Relief Setting out on the adoption journey can be stressful and overwhelming.  For many birth mother...
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Adoption Questions: What if I Use Drugs and Alcohol During Pregnancy?

When the adoptive family knows your child’s medical history, they can make better decisions to support your child. When you’re pregnant and considering adoption as an option for your baby, you likely have a lot of adoption questions. Some of the answers will come as you create your adoption plan. You may have questions that are specific to your circumstances, such as if you have used drugs and alcohol dur...
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Expert Interview Series: Betsy Hochberg with Adoption Resources About Adoption Process Myths

There are plenty of myths and misconceptions surrounding the adoption process – for both the birth parents and the adoptive parents. To help separate the rumors from the realities, we checked in with Betsy Hochberg, a licensed social worker and director of adoption resources at JF&CS Boston. Here, she offers her insight on how to navigate making this life-changing decision. Read on: What are the biggest myt...
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