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Birth Father Rights in Idaho & Utah

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.

The Legal Aspects of Placing Your Child for Adoption

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

Myths & Facts About Adoption

Here at Forever Bound Adoption, we understand that adopting is a huge part of a lot of family’s lives. We would like to help by clearing up some common misconceptions about giving up a child for adoption, and adopting a child. After placing my child for adoption, I will never see them again. MYTH. This is 100% your choice! From the start of the adoption

Birth Father Rights: How They Can Impact a Potential Adoption

If a couple is unwed at the time of pregnancy, birth fathers do have certain rights that need to be taken into consideration. Before a father can be legally considered a ‘father’ to a child, he must establish his paternity. This is necessary even if there is no question to the father’s paternity. In the state of Utah, for unmarried couples, mothers have a natural

“Adoption Agency Near Me”

If you asked Alexa or Siri to answer the question, “adoption agency near me,” “Utah adoption agency near me,” “Idaho adoption agency near me,” or maybe “what’s the best adoption agency near me?,” then you might have been directed right here to the Forever Bound Adoption website, www.foreverboundadoption.org Forever Bound is only a phone call, text, or email away, 801-821-1354, karen@foreverboundadoption.org, or steve@foreverboundadoption.org Forever Bound Adoption is

The Importance of Boundaries

Let’s call her Winter. We first met her at the adoption worker’s home, which was in the town of Kaysville, halfway between Ogden and Salt Lake City. It was finally happening, a Utah adoption. We had been picked by a young woman and we were there to meet her because she was considering us as adoptive parents for her baby. After years of waiting and dreaming of holding that

BIRTH MOMS: CREATING AND MAINTAINING A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP WITH AN ADOPTIVE FAMILY

  As a birth mother, you will be faced with many important decisions. One of the very most important things you will decide is the family who will adopt your baby. Your adoption agency can help you through this difficult and emotional process. You will generally have the opportunity to choose from many different adoptive couples to find the family who will be the best fit

Birth Moms: The Value of Expectant Parent Counseling

  Utah law provides that birth mothers are entitled to some counseling. Whether you are working with Forever Bound Adoption, another adoption agency, or a private adoption attorney, free counseling (at least three sessions) should be made available to you. Meeting with an experienced counselor can benefit you as a birth mother throughout the adoption process. Placing your baby for adoption is a significant and highly

Top 5 Reasons a Birth Mom Needs an Attorney

As an expectant parent, this can be a very difficult time for you. Forever Bound Adoption wants to help. Placing your child for adoption is an emotional experience, which is why we encourage birth moms to ask about and access support services. As an agency, we understand your desire to be recognized and validated. To navigate the adoption process, we encourage you to consult with

It’s Okay to Say “No” to Protect Your Child

I read through a thread in an adoption support group recently that inspired this article. A sweet mama was asking for advice on a seemingly unhealthy relationship with her son’s biological parents. The birthmother was asking to schedule a visit with her child (3 years old) and based on the substance-abuse and how the previous meetups went, the adoptive mother did not think it was