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Thinking About Adopting Out Your Baby? 4 Resources to Simplify the Process

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

Investigating Adoption? Why It’s a Great Option to Build Your Family

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 Pregnant and Unwed? How To Decide if Adoption Is Best for Your Baby

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

Adopting a Child with Prenatal Exposure

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

Is Adoption Still an Option for Me? An Expectant Mom with a History of Narcotic Usage

In addition to the usage of alcohol and tobacco during pregnancy, many expectant moms question whether or not adoption is an option due to narcotic and drug usage. Using various narcotics, prior to or during pregnancy does not exclude you from the adoption process. Due to the various difficulties that narcotic usage can lead to for both the pregnancy itself and the baby, it is

Is Adoption Still an Option for Me? An Expectant Mom with a History of Tobacco Use

Current usage, or a history of Tobacco use is one of the many reasons an expectant mom may question whether or not adoption is an option for her. When creating an adoption plan, because you would like to consider giving up your baby for adoption, it is important to remember that adoption is always an option, regardless of the usage of tobacco due to the

Preparing Children Already in the Home for Adoptions

When families are thinking about adopting a child, whether from foster care, or from adoption agencies in Utah or adoption agencies in Idaho, it is important to think about those children already in the home, and how they might be affected. When children are already in the home, adopting a child can affect them because they may not get as much attention as they use to, they also might

POSITIVE ADOPTION LANGUAGE DISCLAIMER

Please understand that these blog posts are written to use language that people commonly use when searching for help with their adoption plans.  Unfortunately, while many of us are familiar with positive adoption language, most expectant moms that come to us at first do not understand what that means.  The most common search term on the internet for expectant moms is “how do I give

Pregnancy Termination is Your Choice, but Remember Adoption is an Option

Life can be really complicated sometimes and bringing a child into the world can make it even more so. When faced with an unplanned or crisis pregnancy, you may have the choice between pregnancy termination and keeping the child. But many forget to mention that adoption is an option as well. Although adoption is not mentioned in many places, it is a safe and viable

Is Adoption Still an Option for Me? A Birth Mom with Alcoholism

When making the decision about whether or not to give your child up for adoption, many questions may arise that need answers. For some women, that question could be “I am an alcoholic, is adoption still an option?” The answer to this is yes. Yes, adoption is still an option even if you currently are or have a history of heavy alcohol usage. There are families