Birth Mother Questions for an Adoption Agency
Are you pregnant and unsure of what your options are, and unsure of who to ask for unplanned pregnancy help? Have you considered terminating your pregnancy but are unsure of that option as well? If you can answer yes to any of these questions, Kansas adoption may be a great choice for you. At Adoption Choices of Kansas, we are here to help you make the best decision for you and your baby. All of this information may seem daunting initially, but we’re here to streamline the process and answer any birth mother questions you may have.
Questions a Birth Mothers Might Ask About Adoption in Kansas
There’s absolutely nothing wrong with feeling overwhelmed at a time like this; this is a new journey, and it can be scary. But, hopefully, the questions below will allow you to acquire the knowledge you need to make an informed decision about your and your baby’s life.
- What are the benefits of working with an adoption agency?
Not only do we help you with the placement of your child with a prospective family, but we also provide you with financial and emotional support. In addition, we try to mitigate as many stressors as we can for you during your pregnancy to ensure that your pregnancy is as easy as possible.
- Do adoption agencies provide postpartum support?
Yes! We will be here for you throughout the entire pregnancy and Kansas adoption process |. We have adoption counselors who will be available to help you cope after your baby is adopted. We never want you to feel like you’re alone at any stage of this process.
- What happens if you change your mind?
Nothing! You have the right to change your mind about adoption until the baby is placed. Then, if you decide to keep your baby or that you’re uncomfortable with the adoptive family, you can change your mind. All of the decisions you make are entirely yours.
- Can I choose what kind of adoption I want?
Of course! There is no wrong or right answer when it comes to choosing adoption for your child. Different types of adoption work for different people, and that’s okay. Our adoption agency can help you decide whether an open, semi-open or closed adoption is best for you. We want you to feel empowered when making your decisions.
- Can I choose the family who will adopt my baby?
Yes, regardless of the type of adoption you choose, you are in charge of your Wichita adoption. In an open adoption, you will have open communication with the prospective adoptive family. In a semi-open adoption, sometimes referred to as a mediated adoption, you will be able to communicate with the family via one of our adoption professionals.
- Is it expensive to place my child for adoption?
It will not cost you anything to place your child up for adoption. The main expenses you will encounter consist of medical expenses, food, rent, maternity clothes, etc., all of which we can assist you in paying for at Adoption Choices of Kansas.
- Will I be compensated for placing my baby for adoption?
No, but we will help you with all pregnancy-related expenses.
What to do After You’ve Asked All of Your Questions
Although these questions aren’t comprehensive, they provide a good starting point in your adoption process. We are available 24/7 via text, email, or phone to answer additional questions you may have. Remember, you are not alone, and we at Adoption Choices of Kansas are committed to making your adoption experience as stress-free as possible. This is a difficult decision, but you certainly don’t have to make it alone.
Meet the Author: Rayna Batiste is an alumna of the University of West Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing. Having graduated with honors, she hopes to attend graduate school at New York University, majoring in Journalism. Rayna is also a United States Air Force veteran who enjoys watching documentaries about pretty much any subject, learning, and spending quality time with her family and friends. She is also a fitness enthusiast and an avid Peloton user.
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