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All the Answers you need when putting a Baby up for Adoption

Putting a baby up for adoption is not an easy decision to make. There are a lot of things to consider before and after the birth of the baby. That is why there are many…

I am 4 months pregnant and like a family on your site. I don’t have medical insurance and am wondering who pays for the medical costs in adoption?

All women who are pregnant are entitled to free medical insurance. It is most commonly referred to as Medicaid but has different names in different states. You are entitled to Medicaid whether you decide to…

Am I able to receive counseling before and/or after placement?

Yes. You can see a counselor of your choice or we can refer a counselor to you. Counseling is available to you both before and after placement. Also, your case worker is always available to…

Birth Mother Question: I am about to go into labor in the next few weeks. Can you explain the adoption process at the hospital?

If you go into labor and have not yet selected a family, don’t worry. Together we can create an adoption plan in a matter of hours. We have wonderful families that are ready to go…

Birth Mother Question: Can I receive financial assistance?

In a majority of states, the answer is yes. Most states allow for an adoptive parent to pay for a birth mother’s basic living expenses for the last trimester of the pregnancy and two to…

Birth Mother Question: I was just wondering if you get any feedback from birth mothers a year or two after placement regarding their outlook on adoption and their decision to place?

As a birth mother who placed a baby through AdoptHelp two years ago, Mark asked me to answer this question. I have spoken with many birth mothers who have placed over the years through my…

Birth Mother Question: Will I have to cover any costs given that I don’t have insurance and I want to use my private doctor to deliver the baby?

Answer: No. In domestic adoption, a birth parent’s adoption-related expenses are almost always 100% covered. This includes the costs of being represented by your own attorney, counseling, adoption agency fees, medical expenses, prescriptions, travel to…

I am in need of housing for the rest of my pregnancy but do not want to stay where I am. What are my options?

The good news is that the vast majority of states permit a birth mother to receive no-cost housing set up through our program. We can work with any landlord or management company across the country…

Birth Mother Question: I am currently matched with a family. Do you have any suggestions on how to make delivery day easier?

As a birth mother who placed a baby through AdoptHelp. Choosing adoption is a difficult decision and everyone deals with it differently. There are quite a few things I did before I gave birth that…

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