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 up my baby for adoption.” If we do not include those words in our blog posts, and instead put “how do I create an adoption plan for my baby” then our website will not show up in most expectant moms’ Google search results.
As a birth mother facing an unexpected pregnancy, you probably have many unanswered questions. One question we are asked by many birth mothers is “Why should I choose to work with a local adoption agency?” If you are considering giving your baby up for adoption, there are several adoption service options available to you. You can access services through a national adoption agency, an adoption
As a birth mother facing an unplanned pregnancy, you may wonder what your options are. At Forever
Bound Adoption, a local Utah adoption agency, we know you are making difficult decisions for your
future. In order to do what is best for you and your baby, you need information about all of the options
and resources available to you.
Current Utah law prohibits the termination of pregnancy with very
Forever Bound Adoption is a full-service adoption agency licensed in Utah and Idaho. We are a
private non-profit organization dedicated to the belief that every child deserves a nurturing,
permanent family. Our founder and CEO, Steve Sunday, started Forever Bound in 2012. Steve
has over 40 years of experience in the adoption field and is passionate about helping children,
birth parents, and adoptive parents. Forever Bound Adoption’s mission is
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 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
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