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Choosing KS Adoption at 8 or 9 Months Pregnant

By Elle Kerrigan

An unplanned pregnancy can pose many questions and challenges for a birth mother. At this time, you may feel confused about how adoption works, who to reach out to, or where to begin. You may have decided at 8 or 9 months pregnant that you would like to place your child for adoption. This is not uncommon, nor is it too late.

If you are seeking adoption in Kansas, Adoption Choices of Kansas can provide answers as well as support at every stage of your adoption. We are a licensed team of specialists who assist more than 100 women a year with adoption in Wichita and throughout Kansas. Our experience and compassion make us a valuable resource in your journey.

When Can I Start My Adoption Journey?

As you’re approaching the end of your pregnancy, you may be researching “adoption agencies near me” to see whether adoption is still available at 8 or 9 months. You can choose adoption at any point in your pregnancy. Putting a child up for adoption can be a difficult decision that takes a lot of thinking; it’s perfectly common to reach this decision when you’re approaching birth. Many birth mothers contact Adoption Choices of Kansas at this stage to begin the process. However, if you become pregnant and know right away that adoption is right for you, it’s also never too early to make this choice. We assist women at all stages of pregnancy; it is even possible to choose adoption after birth.

There are many reasons why birth mothers choose adoption. We understand that it is a decision that many women do not take lightly. It may take a while for you to decide that this is right for you and your child. At our agency, we are not here to judge you for this choice. Our only goal is to help you and your child reach the best future. Many women find choosing adoption to be very fulfilling, as they can see how they complete the family of a waiting couple. All in all, the only difference between beginning the adoption process at nine months pregnant versus one or two months pregnant has more time to plan. However, having an adoption agency by your side will make this process much easier. 

How do I Begin the Adoption Process?

The first thing you must do to begin the adoption process in Kansas is to contact our agency. Local adoption agencies like ours are a great option if you would like to visit in person. We have a location for those seeking adoption in Wichita, as well as a phone line you may call or text at any time. Once you either visit or call us, we can set you up with an adoption specialist that will be with you every step of the way. This specialist will answer all of your questions and help you set up an adoption plan. Creating an adoption plan is a great way to settle every detail of your adoption, from the type of adoption you’d like to your birth plan. You can make this plan at any time in your pregnancy. It’s very helpful to have an agency like Adoption Choices of Kansas to guide you at this time. 

If you are at the end of your pregnancy, you may be especially interested in what the birth plan entails. The birth plan covers a few aspects of the big day. First, you can choose whether or not you’d like your adoptive family in the room with you or not. If you are able to choose your child’s adoptive family before you give birth, they can be at the hospital with you to see their new family member. The birth plan also covers financial assistance if this is something you qualify for. Adoption Choices of Kansas is able to provide financial help for hospital stays and transportation. We want to provide support in any way possible. 

Choosing adoption is not giving up. If you need unplanned pregnancy help now, Adoption Choices of Kansas serves birth parents statewide and beyond. We can help with teen pregnancy, financial assistance, difficult situations, and more. Please call us or text us to learn more!  Call Us at 877-903-4488 or Text Us at 316-391-4904.

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