Unexpected pregnancy is a tough position to be in. You're not expecting it, and then all of the sudden you are. Likely it's not that you don't want to have a baby, but more like, "I'm having a baby and I didn't plan for this."
This is how many feel after the morning after pill and birth control fails, and then they see the pregnancy test being positive. Now you're in an unintended pregnancy and need to consider to raise a child.
When you face an unplanned pregnancy, your need to consider your future, and how this can affect your education, work and other goals you have, as well as the future your baby and if you decided to bring it to the world, what are the best options for him. We are here to say there is hope!
On of the best alternatives is adoption. When you choose adoption , you're not just giving up your baby, but you're offering your baby a bright future. Here are some of the great benefits of adoption.
Get free counseling
First step is to get counsel and see your options. On of our team members can help you. It's our goal to make sure that every woman in the situation knows what their options are and what advice they're getting. Our team provides 24/7 support and we can help you make the right decision based on your circumstances.
Talk to a family member is key as well as a counselor that understand what you are going through. We can help you! We have counsel with thousands of birth parents and we understand the situation you're in. We are going to hear your needs and navigate what your options are, and show you what is available for you and your baby.
Also, by counseling together we can look at the options and the best possible outcome for you and your child.
Get informed about what we do. We offer services to our birth parents and adoptive parents so that everyone involved in the adoption process is sure to be well informed. We want to make sure that everyone's voice is heard and that they're not just giving up their child, but they're giving up certain rights as well as giving life to another family.
During counseling nobody is going to pressure to take a decision. We understand that an unexpected pregnancy is very stressful situation to be in, and we don't want to add more stress by force you to take a premature step.
Rather we are here to help and help you to see what are the benefits of adoption and difference of other options like abortion.
You Can Get Financial help
If you decided to go through an adoption agency like A Act of Love Adoptions, you can get financial support for medical related expenses during your pregnancy.
Getting financial support can make your decision to bring your baby to the world and place it for adoption easier. You don't have to worry about how to cover your expenses, and you can enjoy peace of mind during your pregnancy.
We understand that one of the main concerns of carrying a pregnancy are finances. In United States most birth mothers consider financial help a big factor when it comes to give their baby for adoption.
This financial help includes medical related expenses as well as living expenses and can lift a big burden during this time and this will allow you continue to focus on your life's goals.
Adoption vs Abortion
Choosing adoption over abortion is a difficult decision, and this is why it's important you explore your options before making a final decision.
While some may choose abortion because they feel it's the most convenient option for them at that time, choosing adoption is always the best option for not just you, but also your baby. It is being widely believed and study that abortion will cause a lot of emotional issues.
In contrast, choosing adoption will cause less emotional problems and is usually the best option because it guarantees the right for life for your baby.
You can decide the family for your baby according to your preferences and needs. You can also decided the type of adoption you want to have, if you want to be involve in the life of your child you can choose open adoption or if you can choose close adoption if you want to keep distance, the choice is yours.
By choosing adoption you can have the emotional feeling you are giving a life to baby full of potential, also you are helping a family that is struggling having babies.
There are many laws about adoption and they range according to the different states. Our agency understand the ins and outs about the legal process of adoption. You don't have to worry about it, and just need to let us guide you to the process.
The legal process also includes understand where the father of the child stands in the decision, your rights pre and post adoption and the rights of the potential family.
As we mentioned every state has it's own laws and regulations, and our legal team can help through the whole process and make the process easy and seamless for you.
Make an adoption plan
After all considerations you decide that adoption is the best option for you and your baby, then the next step is to make an adoption plan.
Our team of counselors at A Act Act of Love will sit down with you, discuss your goals and make a custom plan according to your needs.
This plans will go over your financial help, medical help, legal implications, and the process of finding a family as well as counsel you through the whole process and offer emotional support 24/7.
The adoption plan can vary according where are you in your pregnancy, where you live and what are your goals, however this plan is dictated by you and our agency services will adapt to how you want to go through your pregnancy.
The critical aspect of carrying a baby during pregnancy is your health and as well as your baby. That is why we work closes with hospitals and doctors to make sure everything goes well.
Financial help from families as well as Medicare and health care covers these medical expenses. This benefits includes medicine, doctors visits, any other specialist if they are needed as well as labor.
We can work in your state or if you want to relocate to the amazing state of Utah then we can work closely with our amazing doctors.
One thing is absolutely clear, you are going to have the health service you need and all your needs are going to be take care during this important step in your life.
Living expenses, housing and relocation
Another important to thing to consider when you face an unexpected pregnancy is where you want to be during your pregnancy.
Some birth parents consider that the best to them is to relocate. Our agency is based in the great state of Utah, which is one of the safest places in United States. By coming to Utah you can work one on one with our great team of coordinators.
We can offer housing and make your stay pleasant during your pregnancy, and monitor closely the whole process and attend to any need you may have.
If you decided to stay in your state, not problem at all you can still getting help with all pregnancy related expenses you need. To understand what is available for you please schedule a free consultation.
Choosing a family for your baby
One of the most important steps to take when it comes to adoption is to choose a family for your baby. This is 100% your decision to choose the best family that fits your desire and needs.
A Act of Love Adoptions we work with 50+ families who are seeking to adopt a baby. All them have been through a rigorous approval process from the state and our agency. They went through a home study and are qualified emotionally and financially to adopt a baby.
You can be sure that we only work with families that are able to take care of a child in their home. Family planning is one of the most important steps through the process and we make sure you choose what satisfies your desires.
The decision to choose the family is up to you. You can see all our adoption profiles and see what fits your preferences. You can sort by age, if they have or not kids, religious preferences, location and so on. If you preferred our agency can guide you to choose a family we will be happily to do so.
Adoption is an Act of Love and blessing that makes possible for you to keep achieving your goals with the freedom you need, also offers life to your baby which is full of potential and family that can take care of him. Also, is a blessing for families who can't have children or feel they want to adopt.
Everybody is benefit through adoption, and is a wonderful and safe option for thousands of women who face an unplanned pregnancy.
If you want to explore your options and see what is available for you and your baby, you can schedule an appointment with one of our birth parent counselors.
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Watch Noel's Testomonial
"I would like to thank all of you at Act of Love who helped my son and I through the adoption process. You guys made a difficult decision as painless as I suppose it could be. I know adoption what was in my baby's best interest. You all did a fantastic job helping me pick the right family for her and I'm still excited about their name choice!
J.J Birth Parent
Everyone at Act of Love was very helpful no matter the reason I called or what time of day or night. I was always treated with care and respect. I was given a lot of helpful information on options and receive what I asked for quickly. My coordinator answered me promptly, no matter what time I needed her.
I will forever be grateful to you all. You have done so much. You are all so kind, and we love your energy! My coordinator is an amazing person, I'm so glad we met, she helped me get through it all.
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