As you’ve considered all of your options for an unplanned pregnancy, you might have searched, “How can I put my baby up for adoption?” Once you’ve decided to place your baby for adoption, the most important decision you’ll make is which adoptive family is best suited to raise them. There are many factors to consider when choosing an adoptive family. We know you have concerns
Often, birth mothers exploring the possibility of giving their babies up for adoption wonder if there are any costs to them for the adoption-related services they receive. The simple answer to this question is, “No.” Birth parents are not required to pay any of the expenses associated with placing their babies for adoption.
At Forever Bound Adoption, a local adoption agency licensed in Utah and Idaho,
What is an Open Adoption?
According to adoptionnetwork.com, “Today, almost 60%-70% of domestic adoptions are now open adoptions, which means there is a degree of openness and disclosure of information between adoptive and birth parents regarding the adopted child.” For you as a birth mother, this means that if you desire to have an ongoing relationship of some kind with your child and their adoptive parents,
Many expectant mothers who contact Forever Bound Adoption are nervous about the process of working with an agency. Your worries are normal. You have likely never been through this process before. Please be reassured that our kind and competent case workers are here to help you during every step of your decision making process, regardless of whether or not you choose to place your baby
With adoption in Utah, and in many other states, once you sign legal paperwork terminating your parental rights (relinquishment paperwork) your decision is considered final, and you cannot change your mind. For this reason, it is very important that you receive the counseling and education you need during your pregnancy to make sure you make the best decisions for yourself and for your baby.
When a girl finds herself pregnant and unmarried, the road ahead can look dark and difficult. Fortunately, there are many resources for expectant mothers in this sort of situation. To allay your fears, remember that you are not alone and that you never were. There are many kind and understanding individuals in the adoption world that can help guide you along your path. Below are
Are you married and looking to build your family? Have you had fertility issues while trying to conceive? Adoption is a great option for couples that want a baby to raise for themselves but are not able to naturally conceive them. Adoption is also an option for those families experiencing secondary infertility, or for those that simply want more children. This article will highlight the
Are you expecting a baby outside of wedlock? Even in the modern world, such a predicament is something that typically induces stress for those involved with it. This is a time when you have to make difficult decisions and decide if adoption is the best thing for you and your baby. Fear not the judgment of others, and remember that you are making the best
When families are looking to adopt a child in Utah or adopt a child in Idaho, it is important to consider whether or not they are willing and capable of caring for a child with prenatal exposure. Prenatal Exposure means that the child has been exposed during pregnancy to alcohol, tobacco, narcotics, or other drugs. In making this decision, adoptive parents need to understand what