In the United States, specifically Idaho and Utah, unplanned pregnancies are most common among young women between the ages of 18-24 years old. With the woman’s decision in mind, 60% of unintended pregnancies result in childbirth, 40% in pregnancy termination, and less than 2% in adoption. Norms and stigmas surround all pregnancy decisions, including adoption, pregnancy termination, and parenting. These social norms and stigmas regarding
When going through the adoption process, there are so many decisions that you, as a birth
mother, must make. Trying to create an adoption plan can be overwhelming. One of the first
decisions that may be weighing you down is whether you want an open adoption or a closed
adoption. This is a big decision that we at Forever Bound Adoption want to make a little easier
When it comes to local adoption agencies, many people are probably unaware of the process regarding the surrendering of birth parents’ rights. In many states, it is required for both birth mother and birth father to be part of the process and give their consent of termination. However, within the two states associated with Forever Bound Adoption; Idaho and Utah, this is not the case.
As a birth mother with an unplanned pregnancy, there are many things to consider when deciding to place your child for adoption. This includes birth mother responsibilities and rights, as well as what an attorney can help with.
Your responsibilities as a birth mother, planning to give your child up for adoption, include things such as the following:
Providing medical information as well as all known