ABOUT THE ADOPTION PROCESS

WHAT IF THE FATHER IS NOT INVOLVED, OR I DO NOT KNOW WHO HE IS, IS THAT A PROBLEM FOR ADOPTION?

If either of these are the case, we will attempt to locate him and follow a legal process to inform him of his rights and gain his cooperation or help him legally terminate his rights.


TO PUT MY BABY UP FOR ADOPTION, DOES THE FATHER NEED TO LEGALLY AGREE TO THE ADOPTION?

Yes. Both biological parents must agree to an adoption. If we are unable to locate the father we are able to terminate his rights through a legal process.


IF I PUT MY BABY UP FOR ADOPTION CAN I CHOOSE THE FAMILY?

Yes, you can learn about the families through letters and portfolios, and can meet the family you choose before or after your delivery.


IF I PUT MY BABY UP FOR ADOPTION HOW IS MY HOSPITAL BILL PAID FOR?

The agency will assist you in finding insurance coverage and with funding for co-pays with private insurance.


WHAT IS OPEN ADOPTION?

Open adoption allows you to contact and have a relationship with your child and their adoptive family after the adoption takes place.