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Reasons Birth Fathers Choose Adoption

Reasons Birth Fathers Choose Adoption Typically when we think of adoption, we think of the birth mother and her role. There is less discussion about birth fathers, their position in the adoption process and why they choose adoption for their child. This raises the stereotype that birth fathers are not present or known during the adoption journey. Such a generalization about birth fathers does not account for all birth fathers, including those who are present for adoption.  It is important to acknowledge that present birth fathers do have an important role in the adoption journey, just as much as birth mothers. This week, Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri will be discussing reasons birth fathers choose adoption.  An Unplanned Pregnancy  When a birth mother faces an unplanned pregnancy, the emotional…

Adoption Choices Appreciates Jason Legasse

National Intern Day Today is National Intern Day!! And Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri is sending a special THANK YOU to our writing interns. National Intern Day was created to recognize all the college students and graduates testing the professional waters across the country as interns. Internships offer future business leaders the experience they need to succeed in their related field. Interns with Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri research, write, and share valuable information, tips, advice, news, stories, and more for our adoption network! Given several adoption topics to choose from, they spend hours collecting the most up to date, essential information and build an article. It's more than just an article though, it's a tool for birth mothers and adoptive families to be able to find Adoption Choices on the web,…

Adoption Choices Appreciates Melissa Benedek

National Intern Day Today is National Intern Day!! And Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri is sending a special THANK YOU to our writing interns. National Intern Day was created to recognize all the college students and graduates testing the professional waters across the country as interns. Internships offer future business leaders the experience they need to succeed in their related field. Interns with Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri research, write, and share valuable information, tips, advice, news, stories, and more for our adoption network! Given several adoption topics to choose from, they spend hours collecting the most up to date, essential information and build an article. It's more than just an article though, it's a tool for birth mothers and adoptive families to be able to find Adoption Choices on…

Adoption in Missouri

How to Choose Adoption in Missouri Unplanned Pregnancy? Need help? Considering Adoption in Missouri? We’re here to help. If you are facing an unplanned, unexpected, or unwanted pregnancy and need help in Kansas or Missouri, you have choices! Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri can offer financial support, access to medical care, safe housing, and professional counseling. We offer support across Kansas and Missouri and beyond! Choose the location nearest you: Adoption in Missouri: Adoption in Columbia, Missouri | Adoption in Independence, Missouri | Adoption in Kansas City, Missouri | Adoption in St. Louis, Missouri | Adoption in Springfield, Missouri Adoption in Kansas: Adoption in Olathe, Kansas | Adoption in Topeka, Kansas | Adoption in Wichita, Kansas Adoption in Arkansas Adoption in Illinois Adoption in Iowa Adoption in Nebraska Adoption in Oklahoma Putting a baby up for adoption An…

Adoption in Kansas

How to Choose Adoption in Kansas Whether you are looking to adopt, looking to place your child for adoption, or searching for information about home studies and where to begin the process, the following information will be your guide to all things adoption in Kansas. What you need to know about adopting a baby in Kansas To get started on your adoption journey, it is important to understand some of the fundamental aspects and frequently asked questions about the process. Here are a few things to know when considering adoption in Kansas. What are the laws and requirements for adopting a baby in Kansas? Any adult, 18 years or older, married or unmarried may attempt to adopt a child in Kansas. If the Prospective Adoptive Parent is married, he or she cannot…

Adoption is an Option

Adoption is an Option at Any Stage Whether you are eight weeks pregnant, eight months pregnant, just gave birth, or have been parenting your child for months, adoption is always an option. Many women don’t realize that it is never too late to place your child for adoption. In fact, choosing adoption after birth is actually more common than you might realize. Can I Place My Child for Adoption at Any Age? Yes. Sometimes, the reality of becoming a mother doesn’t hit you until you’ve given birth or even parented your child for some time. Or, maybe your financial or living situation has changed and you are no longer able to care for your child. No matter the circumstances, choosing adoption may be the best option for both you and…

Open vs. Closed Adoption Options

Open vs. Closed Adoption Options While we often promote open adoptions, we feel strongly about CHOICES. Birth parents and adoptive parents have the right to decide if you want an open adoption, semi-open adoption, or closed adoption. The majority of our adoptions are open, but we also fully support families and birth parents who wish to have semi-open or closed adoptions. Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri is here to support your open adoption options. Open Adoption Options in Kansas and Missouri An open adoption is when a prospective birth mother voluntarily places her baby for adoption with an adoptive family and the parties agree to continue communication after placement. Kansas and Missouri open adoptions vary in their terms of agreement. The post-placement agreement will be outlined before placement to ensure…

Need help with choosing adoption?

Please know that at any time you may speak directly with an adoption counselor 24/7, confidentially, and with no obligation by calling or texting 316-209-2071 or via our contact form at Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri. Whether you are feeling ashamed, confused, scared or excited, confident, and ready - we can help you choose adoption. We walk you through the process from start through your pregnancy, and even after you place your baby for adoption with an adoptive family. We have the expertise and the commitment to help. Adoption Choices is a licensed child placing agency in Kansas and Missouri that serves women facing an unplanned pregnancy and don't want to parent. We have worked with women in need for many years throughout Kansas, Missouri, and the U.S. On average, we assist to more…

LGBT Adoption Success Story

If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering adoption, you are probably researching options for adoptive parents to raise your child. Adoption Choices of Missouri and Kansas helps birth mothers choose her ideal parents based on preferences - what do you want in an adoptive family? Often, birth mothers are interested in same sex couples! Today, we want to share an LGBT adoption success story with you, about a couple named Jonathan and Franco. They are from Texas, but fell in love with a baby girl born in Utah. They traveled to meet her, but they had some trouble along the way. However, everything happened to work out for them in the end, and we hope that their story will allow you to become more inspired to consider an LGBT…

Three Tips For How to Have a Successful Open Adoption

Three Tips For How to Have a Successful Open Adoption Open adoptions are one of the three main types of adoption that are available for you to select as a birth mother. Each has their own pros and cons; yet,  more and more birth mothers are preferring open adoption above the other two types. As an agency, we strongly advocate for open adoptions as well. We believe that they truly keep everyone’s best interests at heart and are among the most successful adoption stories. That said, if you are trying to determine which type of adoption is best for you and your baby, we are here to help. Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri wants to provide you with three tips on how to have a successful open adoption.  Take…

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