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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Single Person Adoption

A common misconception with adoption is that you must be married to adopt. However, a single person can adopt if they would like to add a child to their life. Adoption gives you the option to raise a child, love him/her, and give them a caring and supportive home that they simply did not have before. Single-parent adoption is absolutely a possibility and Adoption Choices of Missouri understands that every family, and every adoption plan, is unique! Our staff will help you make an adoption plan that meets your needs with care and compassion. Things to Consider As a single person, it’s important to keep in mind that there are some factors you should consider before making that final move towards adoption. We recommend examining these factors yourself first, then contacting an adoption…

Birth Mother, Birth Father, Adoptive Family – Adoption Terms Defined

If you are an expectant mother and considering adoption for your baby or you are an adoptive family, hoping to add a baby to your family, we know all the information and resources can be overwhelming. We try to compile this information, resources, news, and include experience and expertise to help you understand every aspect of your adoption journey. In this article we define some of the most popular terms you will come across while researching adoption. Adoptee. A person who was adopted. Some people prefer the terms “adopted child” or “adopted person.” Adoption. The complete transfer of parental rights and obligations from one parent or set of parents to another. A legal adoption requires a court action. Adoption Agency. An organization, like Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri, usually…

Birth Mother Application

If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering adoption, you need Adoption Choices of Kansas & Missouri. BIRTH MOTHER INTAKE FORM Your reason for considering adoption is individual. You might be struggling to make ends meet or trying to further your education. Perhaps the father is not around or refuses to take responsibility. Maybe you are already parenting a child and you know you cannot take on the further responsibility of raising another child. No matter your situation, placing your baby up for adoption at birth can be a positive and loving experience for all concerned. At no-cost to expectant mothers, Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri offers a variety of birth mother support! We are a LOCAL agency providing compassionate, personalized adoption services. We get to know you so…

Do I get paid for adoption?

If you’re unexpectedly pregnant, having to worry about money can put you under additional stress. Adoption Choices of Missouri and Kansas works to help expectant mothers receive as much financial assistance for placing your baby for adoption as possible while you're going through the adoption process. We want you to have one less thing on your troubled mind.       If your circumstances allow, we can help you find financial assistance for everyday costs like: Housing and Rent Medical care Transportation And more Additionally, all of our legal services are offered completely free of charge to you along with some adoption services like: Helping you sign up for free medical care throughout your pregnancy and delivery Access to free counseling and support services before, during and after the adoption; whenever…

I want to give my baby up for adoption, help!

If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy, considering your options, and researching the process of placing a child for adoption, you may feel overwhelmed by the amount of information available. Fortunately, you are not alone, and with a little guidance, you can make the decision that’s best for you and your baby! This is an outline of the steps you can follow if you decide that adoption is the right choice for you and your baby. The process will be different for every woman, and when you contact Adoption Choices of Missouri, we will help you make a more detailed plan that fits your needs and your pregnancy. Visit your doctor If you believe that you are pregnant, you should visit your doctor or OB/GYN specialist to confirm that you…

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