When it comes to the adoption process, the birth mother can play a critical role in making decisions for her unborn child. As the birth mother, you may decide that you want your baby to be adopted by a loving same sex couple. It is important to clarify your preferences by ensuring that you have a solid adoption plan in place and the right assistance from Open Arms Adoption Network. How is LGBTQ adoption different from heterosexual adoption? The process of adopting a child is similar for … [Read more...]
Archives for September 2022
I’m 6 Months Pregnant and worried, what should I do?
If you are currently 6 months pregnant, and getting stressed about this new baby coming soon, that is completely normal! You are likely in the “honeymoon” phase of your pregnancy, morning sickness has hopefully slowed down, and you have more time to think about what the coming months will bring. This may get you worried about the sleepless nights, a crying baby, money, housing, childcare and how you might balance everything in your life. Below we will explain a bit more about what is coming … [Read more...]
Is it Really Free to Give My Baby Up for Adoption?
If you are considering adoption for your baby, whether you are pregnant or have recently given birth, one of the questions that might come up in your thinking is about cost. You may be wondering whether it costs money to get help to give your baby up for adoption. The short answer is, no. It is absolutely free to put your baby up for adoption. One reason you might be surprised by that is because there are a lot of misconceptions about adoption. Many people assume that counselors charge … [Read more...]
Just had my Baby and Don’t Want to Keep it. I’m Considering Adoption.
Have you just given birth and are thinking, “I want to give my baby up for adoption?” We know you have many questions when considering adoption after delivering your baby. We are addressing some common questions below. I'm at the hospital and don't want my baby. Is it too late to choose adoption? If you are in labor or are postpartum and at the hospital, it is still not too late to move forward with adoption for your baby. No matter your circumstances, we can come and meet with you to process … [Read more...]