Did you know that less than 1% of all unplanned pregnancies in the United States result in adoption? Considering that it’s such a small percentage, it would only make sense that you have a lot of questions. Well, don’t worry, because in the following sections, I am going to answer some of the more common questions that birth mothers tend to have regarding the adoption process.
Question #1: What’s an Adoption Agency?
An adoption agency is basically there to facility the logistics associated with screening, meeting, and arranging the adoption with the baby’s adoptive parents. You’ll want to place just as much emphasis on choosing the right adoption agency for your situation as you would choosing the right adoptive parents, because they’re both important.
Question #2: How Can An Adoption Agency Help Me?
One of the primary advantages of an adoption agency is that they’ll go through all of the time-consuming tasks of screening potential families for your baby. Granted, you’ll be able to screen through each one individually, but this initial screening is what separates the good candidates from the bad. While you may have many unanswered questions, know that you’ll be in good hands with an adoption agency, and that by choosing one, you’re not obliged to make any decisions until you are comfortable with your decision.
An adoption agency will be available to help you before, during and after you place your baby for adoption. Many adoption professionals are not committed to helping you with services such as counseling, helping to arrange and maintain contact with the adoption family, assisting you with your medical, financial and legal questions and just being there for you to hold your hand. It brings great peace of mind to know that someone is advocating for you and your baby and available to assist you when you need it.
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