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How to Create Your Adoption Plan as a Birth Mother in Kansas and Missouri

How to Create Your Adoption Planas a Birth Mother in Kansas and Missouri The test confirms you are pregnant. You feel tense. Multiple thoughts run through your mind. Stay calm! Before you start to become even more concerned about your situation -- remember, you have options! One of them is pursuing adoption for your child. You have the ability to choose a wonderful life for your unborn child and make a dream come true for another couple or individual. In as little as five steps, Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri is here to show you how to create your adoption plan. That’s right! You customize your own adoption journey, and take stress away about your unplanned pregnancy. Every adoption plan is easy to make, once you are taught how to…

5 of the Best Questions to Ask Potential Adoptive Parents as a Birth Mother in Kansas

5 of the Best Questions to Ask Potential Adoptive Parentsas a Birth Mother in Kansas Research. It’s not just for writing academic papers. It’s one of the biggest components you need to do whenever you make a decision you're unsure about. Looking into plans for adoption is no exception. There are so many questions that you find you need to research and figure out as you navigate through your decision. Do I need to go through an adoption agency? If I do, do I need to fit a certain criteria for them? How much is the entire process if I have to pay for it? Do I have to pay?  Can I talk to the potential adoptive parents? You may have certain things in mind that you’ll want for your…

What is Adoption?

What is Adoption? As a birth mother who is looking into adoption, you might have a lot of questions. After all, adoption is a huge world to navigate, and placing your baby for adoption a big decision. You might not know where to look at first, but we at Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri would love to help you understand what is adoption? Defining Adoption Adoption needs to be defined better. In Webster’s dictionary, adopt means “to take by choice into a relationship.” Adoption is, by choice, a voluntary action for many adoptive parents. That is the easiest definition that we can go by. For everyone involved in the adoption process, the word itself means different things. Ranging from becoming the happiest family ever to having the best childhood…

Qualities to Look for in Adoptive Parents: Figuring Out What Matters to You

Qualities to Look for in Adoptive Parents: Figuring Out What Matters to You You’re unexpectedly pregnant and have made the courageous decision to choose adoption. Now it’s time to make another choice: the adoptive family. You may have a clear picture of the type of adoptive family you’re looking for. Maybe you have a couple of characteristics in mind that are important to you. Or, you might have no clue where to start. Wherever you are in the process mentally and emotionally, at Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri, we are here to help you as you search for the family that will adopt your baby. Here is  an overview of the matching process and a breakdown of qualities to look for in adoptive parents: Finding a match First, your…

Important Questions to Ask before Placing Your Baby for Adoption: For Birth Mothers Experiencing an Unplanned Pregnancy

Important Questions to Ask before Placing Your Baby for Adoption: For Birth Mothers Experiencing an Unplanned Pregnancy An unplanned pregnancy can bring up a lot of unexpected questions for you as an expecting birth mother, especially if you have considered all three options: parent your child, terminate your pregnancy, or choose adoption. If you are still weighing the pros and cons, placing your baby for adoption,, here are some important questions to ask before placing your baby for adoption. Where do I begin?   That’s a great question! You’ll want to do careful research and make sure that you understand all that adoption involves. It is not a decision to be taken lightly. However, you don’t need to go through the adoption journey alone. Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri is here…

The Adoption Triad

The Adoption Triad There are multiple groups of people involved in your adoption process. Did you know that there is a symbol that resembles the three most important pieces of the process? It is called the adoption triadand encompasses the birth parents, adoptive parents and adoptee. Each of the three members are important and integral to the adoption process because, without any of them, the process wouldn’t exist. The triad symbol, which is made up of lines that intertwine with one another to create a triangle with a heart in the middle, represents the strong bond between all three parties involved. With the help of Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri , all three pieces will be able to coincide with one another and ultimately form a strong relationship. What…

6 Qualities to Look for in Adoptive Parents as a Birth Mother 

6 Qualities to Look for in Adoptive Parents as a Birth Mother As a birth mother with Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri, it's your absolute right to ensure that your child is in the best possible care, even if that means it won’t be with you. This is especially true if you are considering placing your baby for adoption. Finding the right adoptive parent(s) for your child is, quite possibly, the most intricate and hardest decisions you may ever make. There are a lot of questions that go into finding just the right adoptive parent(s) for your little one. So, there is no harm in putting together ideas on what you’re ideal adoptive parents are like. Since there is no “one size fits all” on adoptive parents, the idea…

The Best 3 Reasons for Choosing Private Adoption Early in Your Pregnancy

The Best 3 Reasons for Choosing Adoption Early in Your Pregnancy Are you ready to be a parent for your child? If you already have children, are you able to support another child in your family, or do you feel your family is already complete? How are you feeling emotionally about having a baby? Raising a child is no easy task and is one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. If you are a pregnant woman and feel you are not ready to be a parent to your baby, then choosing adoption early in your pregnancy will be the next best option you should take with your child. If you have any questions, concerns or doubts, contact one of our outstanding birth mother counselors, social workers, legal representatives or caseworkers at…

Baby is born: Can I Still Choose Adoption? For Birth Mothers Experiencing an Unplanned Pregnancy

Baby is born: Can I Still Choose Adoption? For Birth Mothers Experiencing an Unplanned Pregnancy  After delivering your baby, you feel the overwhelming realization that you are not in the position to care for or give your child the life he or she deserves. You may find your circumstances just don't fit with having a child right now, so you might wonder if adoption is available to you after birth. Yes it is! Adoption is still an option for you and your baby, whether you find yourself at home or in the hospital, and Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri  is here to help.  I'm in the Hospital. My Baby is Born. Can I still Choose Adoption? You’re in the hospital. Your baby is here. You quickly realize you are not…

Pregnant Again: Can I Place a Second Baby for Adoptionwith the Same Agency? 

Pregnant Again: Can I Place a Second Baby for Adoption with the Same Agency?  You’re unexpectedly pregnant. Again. And parenting stillisn’t part of your plans right now. Don’t worry. You can place a second baby for adoption. You can work with the same agency to find a loving family for your baby or a different agency. At Adoption Choices of Kansas and Missouri, we welcome all birth mothers, whether this is your first time making an adoption plan or you’re facing another unplanned pregnancy. Respect and Resources for Birth Mothers Adopting a Second Time Are you feeling overwhelmed? Judged? Nervous? Ashamed? Scared? You may be experiencing a jumble of emotions about this second pregnancy. That’s totally understandable. Remember that as an expectant birth mother, you deserve respect and compassion, no matter…

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