STEP 2 | SCHEDULE INITIAL MEETING
Birth Parent Counselor can come to you
STEP 3 | COMPLETE PAPERWORK
Birth Parent Counselor will provide you with all the necessary paperwork.
Please bring a proof of pregnancy with you.
STEP 4 | FIND A DOCTOR
The matching process begins.
STEP 5 | REVIEW FAMILY PROFILES
Birth Parent Counselor will bring you profiles to choose from. Don’t feel you have the right family? We’ll get more profiles.
STEP 6 | CONGRATULATIONS, YOU’RE MATCHED!
Birth Parent Counselor will help secure a place for you to live (if you need it).
STEP 7 | FAMILY INTRODUCTION
Birth Parent Counselor will help you schedule a conference call with your adoptive family. And maybe even a visit!
STEP 8 | STAY IN TOUCH WITH BIRTH PARENT COUNSELOR
Attend doctor’s appointments. Communicate with your adoptive family.
STEP 9 | YOUR DUE DATE!
Birth Parent Counselor will be present to advocate for you at the hospital.
STEP 10 | BIRTH OF CHILD
The baby will leave the hospital with the adoptive family. Birth Parent Counselor will schedule a court date for you to give your consent.
STEP 11 | POST-PLACEMENT
You and the adoptive family will agree to post-placement communication which will vary and at a minimum include pictures and letters via a web-based program. Expenses will continue to be paid for 6 weeks after delivery.