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Can I Choose Adoption if I’m Addicted to Drugs?

The test results are in. You are pregnant, but don’t want to be. You know that you can’t provide for your child and give them the life he or she deserves. Not when you are struggling with an addiction to drugs. Life suddenly seems to come to a standstill. Worries and anxieties swirl in your brain. Can you still place your baby for adoption when you are addicted to drugs? Could anyone love a baby who has been exposed to drugs? Will you get in trouble or be judged for making this decision? 

We have good news for you! 

If you want to pursue adoption for your child, create a better life for them and have a strong support system to help you through your situation, then you’re in luck! Adoption Choices of Kansas is a phone call away. One of our professional medical experts, birth mother counselors, social workers, legal representatives and caseworkers will be glad to help answer your questions, address your concerns and get your adoption process started. 

Can I Choose Adoption if I’m Addicted to Drugs?

Absolutely! We welcome birth mothers from all walks of life into our adoption center in Kansas and will support you every step of the way. If you are unsure of how to get started, know that we are available at any time to point you in the right direction. You can reach us through text, phone or our online contact form

You are not the first birth mother to struggle with a drug addiction while pregnant, and you won’t be the last. We have helped hundreds of birth mothers in your exact situation and understand how challenging this decision and point in your life can be. Know that we are here to help in any way we can, and that you absolutely can choose to place your baby for adoption no matter what. You will be giving your child a second chance to live the life you hoped they would.   

Could Anyone Love a Baby who has been Exposed to Drugs?

Of course! This fear is natural and valid and we understand your feelings. But, yes! We have a list of waiting families who are desperate to love your child and have the family they have always dreamed of. All of our prospective adoptive parents have been carefully screened, emotionally prepared and adequately educated on all things adoption and are dedicated to giving your child all the love, care and support they can.

Also, after birth, if your baby shows signs of drug dependency, he or she will remain in the hospital to get the treatment they need. Your baby will receive all the necessary medical attention needed to ensure that they are healthy and can be safely placed with their adoptive family.

Remember, you are not alone. Both you and your baby are in good hands. We want to make your adoption experience as comfortable, easy-going and as positive as possible. We want to make sure that both you and your baby are safe and healthy. 

Will I get in Trouble or be Judged for Making this Decision?

No. At our adoption agency in Kansas, you will be treated with nothing less than the utmost respect, empathy and compassion. Our adoption caseworkers and counselors provide a safe place for you to process your emotions in a confidential, nonjudgmental environment. From the moment you walk through our doors, you will have a full staff of loving, caring people by your side who will assist you in any way we can.

If you are concerned about getting in trouble with law enforcement, getting arrested or accruing jail time when placing your baby for adoption — don’t worry. That won’t happen. We are here to support you and your baby and to provide you with an empowering adoption experience. If you express a desire to seek help with your drug addiction during your adoption process, be sure to consult with your adoption caseworker to receive the resources available to you. This could include pointing you towards a local program or helping you find a support group in your area. We want to help you any way we can. 

We are Always Here for You

You can always count on us to provide love, care and support for you and your baby. Your health and safety, and that of your baby’s as well, is our top priority. Once you have gone through the adoption and post placement process, you will feel happy knowing your child will be loved, cared for and able to live a better life with their adoptive family. Your chosen adoptive family will provide a safe and healthy environment and help your child grow into the happy, healthy and independent adult they are meant to be. 

Rest assured, your child’s adoptive family want nothing but the best for him or her. Depending on the type of adoption agreement you select, you may even be able to have contact with your child and watch as they grow, which will give you peace of mind that you made the right decision.  

Can I Choose Adoption if I’m Addicted to Drugs?

Remember — you will never be alone throughout your adoption process. Adoption Choices of Kansas will be here for you to help you every step of the way! Do not lose hope or “give up” on your child because, through adoption, your child will be able to live a happier life later on.

Adoption Choices of Kansas serves birth parents statewide and beyond, please call us or text us to learn more!
Call Us 877-903-4488 or Text Us 316-209-2071

Meet the Author: Andrew William Orihuela is a bilingual graduating senior from Hofstra University who loves writing and helping others. He can be found working in the kitchen as well. Helping others and journalism have always been strong passions of his since he was young. As a hard-working college student, Andrew has spent his last four years writing and gaining experience within the journalism field, producing works for both print and broadcast journalism. He gained recognition for his latest works becoming a member of the Lambda Pi Eta Communications National Honor Society in 2018. He also gained experience in writing for broadcast television and radio from creating news and sports story packages. 

From working in sports and news radio, he helped his award-winning college radio station, WRHU Radio Hofstra University, to become a three-time National Association of Broadcasters Marconi award-winning station within the United States in 2019, which is given to the best college station in the country. 

When he is not writing stories, Andrew enjoys cooking, helping around the house, going for walks, working out, watching sports on television and relaxing with his family and pets. He lives in New Jersey with his Mom and his extended family.

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