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Can You Put a Baby Up for Adoption After Birth?

It’s never too late to make a plan for your baby. At Help With Adoption, we get calls every day from women asking if they can put their baby up for adoption after birth. They call on their way to the hospital, or maybe shortly after delivery before they are discharged from the hospital. Some women call after they have brought their baby home. No matter what your situation, the answer is yes, you can put a baby ...
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Megan Cohen Age 21

Megan Cohen, Attorney & Birth Mother – Why I Put My Baby Up for Adoption

My name is Megan Cohen, and this is my story: why I put my baby up for adoption.  I’m an adoption attorney but long before that I identified as a birth mother.  My son was born and adopted in 1988.  If you are pregnant and unsure what to do, I have been there and I can help. I put my baby up for adoption because I was overwhelmed. I had cancer as a teenager, and my doctors told me I couldn’t have kids.  S...
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3 Reasons to Be Honest About Drugs and Alcohol Use In Adoption

When you’re making an adoption plan for your baby, it’s really important to be honest about drugs and alcohol use.  Here are three reasons why honesty is the best policy: You want to choose the right family to adopt your baby Honesty will help protect you and your baby Get medical help to treat addiction Choose the right family to adopt your baby You should be honest about drugs and alcohol use because th...
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Finding A Family to Adopt Your Baby

Finding a family to adopt your baby is the most critical thing you need to do once you have chosen to make an adoption plan. Perhaps you have friends or family members who want to raise your child; or perhaps you would prefer to work with an adoption agency or attorney who can introduce you to couples eager to be parents. Whether you’re thinking about family members or considering a prospective adoptive family’s prof...
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Agency Adoption vs Independent Adoption

You’re pregnant, and you are considering placing your baby for adoption. Of course, you want the best for your child, but you need to learn more about your options in order to make the best adoption plan. An adoption agency is just one of the options available to you as you begin your search for adoptive parents for your baby. Adoption Agencies It’s important to work with people who have your child’s best interests i...
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