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When to Start the Adoption Process

When to Start the Adoption Process

If you are considering adoption for your baby, whether you're pregnant or currently parenting, you may be wondering when to choose adoption and start the process. Here's what you need to know about choosing adoption...

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YOUR Adoption Plan

YOUR Adoption Plan

Adoption is a decision that only a mother can make. That is why, as the mother of your unborn baby, you are the sole person in charge of your adoption decision. Whatever you want to...

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I Don’t Want My Baby – What To Do About These Feelings

I Don’t Want My Baby – What To Do About These Feelings

“I don’t want my baby anymore” – It is a difficult thought to have, and one that is likely accompanied by a complex mix of emotions. Whether you are pregnant but don't want the baby,...

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Your Adoption Relationship

Your Adoption Relationship

When you choose adoption for your baby, it is up to you to decide what kind of relationship you want to have with your child and his or her adoptive family after the adoption.

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Your Choice of Adoption Professional

Your Choice of Adoption Professional

As a birth mother placing a child for adoption, you are faced with many important decisions: Do you want an open, semi-open or closed adoption? Do you want to choose the adoptive family? What type...

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7 Emotions of ‘Giving a Baby Up’ for Adoption

7 Emotions of ‘Giving a Baby Up’ for Adoption

Adoption is a complicated and emotional process. Preparing yourself for these 7 common emotions of "giving a baby up" for adoption will help you deal with them and work toward healing.

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Do Women Placing a Baby for Adoption Receive FMLA?

Do Women Placing a Baby for Adoption Receive FMLA?

After making one of the most difficult decisions of a lifetime, you deserve time to rest and recover, both physically and emotionally. Here is what you need to know about taking maternity leave for your...

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Birth Father Rights

Birth Father Rights

Birth father rights and adoption without parental consent can be confusing and contentious topics. This guide gives you the information you need to better understand your situation.

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Your Adoption Rights as a Birth Mother [Guide]

Your Adoption Rights as a Birth Mother [Guide]

When you choose adoption, you have made a selfless and difficult decision. The last thing you need is to feel that you are being taken advantage of or manipulated. This guide explores your adoption rights...

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Your Adoption Birth Plan [Guide]

Your Adoption Birth Plan [Guide]

From where you will be delivering from, to who prefer to be in the room with you, this guide explores the decisions you will make in your adoption birth plan.

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What to Do with an Unplanned Pregnancy [Preparing for Next Steps]

What to Do with an Unplanned Pregnancy [Preparing for Next Steps]

An unplanned pregnancy is a life-changing event. If you’re unsure about what to do next, you’re in the right place. Learn more about your options here.

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