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Difficult Circumstances for Birth Parents and Choosing Adoption

By Blessing E. Ikhimokpa

Birth parent (s) decide to place their birth child up for adoption for many different reasons. Not every birth parent (s) situations are the same. Some birth parents are struggling more than others. That doesn’t mean they’re not capable. It just means taking care of a birth child is harder. This is why they often choose to place their birth child up for adoption. They want their birth child to live a better life than what they can offer. If this is you, Adoption Choices of Kansas helps the mom with various resources. During the birth mother’s pregnancy and the adoption process. Our agency will help every step of the way. To make sure the birth mother and the birth child are safe and sound.  

If you need adoption help now, please call us at 877-903-4488, text us at 316-209-2071, or visit us at Adoption Choices of Kansas.

What are Some Difficult Circumstances for Birth Parents that May Lead Them to Choose Adoption?

Some birth parents find themselves unable to afford certain things, which puts them in difficult circumstances. For instance, when it comes to food. Some birth parents aren’t able to afford to buy a lot. So, when they found out, they had a birth child. They’ll instantly start thinking about how they’re going to be able to afford the food. 

Some other reasons birth parent (s) choose adoption are:

  • Housing 
  • Money 
  • Relationship problems 
  • Not ready for children 
  • Etc. 

What are Some of the Benefits of Choosing Private Adoption in Kansas? 

When choosing an Adoption agency in Kansas. Some of the benefits of choosing a private adoption agency are:

  • Being able to pick and review the adoptive parent (s)
  • Sharing contact information with the potential adoptive parent (s)
  • Have an adoption agency go over the adoption plan
  • Pick from the three types of adoptions

What are the Services Provided for Birth Parents Going Through Difficult Circumstances?

When considering adoption, birth mothers should contact their local adoption agency. Inform them of their decision, and go from there. Adoption Choices of Kansas offers birth mothers:

  • Free support 
  • Financial support
  • Housing 
  • Counseling with professionals
  • Help with medical expenses
  • Transportation 
  • Help with groceries 
  • Help with phone bills

What Does an Adoption Plan Look Like in Kansas?

An adoption plan goes over what the birth parent (s) should expect when considering adoption. When deciding to Put your baby up for adoption. Birth parent (s) will be told about the different types of adoptions to choose from. Kansas is similar to other states. There are three types of adoptions to choose from. There is an open, semi-open, and closed adoption. The adoption agent will go over the steps in the adoption plan. While going over the different services the adoption agency provides for the birth parent (s).  

What is Open, Semi-Open, and Closed Adoption?

Open adoption is for the birth parent (s) that would like to have a relationship with both the birth child and the adoptive parent (s). Where they’ll send:

  • Pictures 
  • Videos
  • Messages 
  • Emails 

For the birth parent (s) to choose an open adoption, they’ll have to share contact information. With the adoptive parent (s), so they’ll be able to keep in contact. When choosing open adoption, the birth parent (s) are given the option to let the adoptive parent (s) be in the room. While the birth mother is giving birth. They’ll also be able to see the birth child after the birth as well.

If sharing contact information is not for you and you’d rather the adoption agency handle that. The birth parent (s) can choose semi-open adoption. Hence the name, unlike in open adoption. Where they’re able to send pictures, videos, messages, and emails, in a semi-open adoption, the birth parent (s) are only able to send pictures back and forth. 

Finally, in a closed adoption. This is for the birth parent (s) that want the adoption agency to handle everything, from choosing the adoptive parent (s) to handling the communication. They would rather the adoptive parent (s) not be in the room during the birth. Instead of the birth parent (s) seeing the birth child after the birth. They would rather the adoptive parent (s) see them instead. When given the chance to spend time with the birth child. During the 48-72 hours before signing the adoption papers. The birth parents (s) would rather the adoptive parent (s) spend time with the birth child instead. 

What are the Steps of the Adoption Process in Kansas?

For birth parent (s) who haven’t gone through the adoption process. Some adoption agents will teach them How to give up a baby for adoption. In the adoption process, there are some steps that the adoption agents will go over. Which include:

  • Step 1: Choose an adoption agency in your area
  • Step 2: Create an adoption plan
  • Step 3: Pick and review the potential adoptive parent (s)
  • Step 4: Create a hospital/birth plan
  • Step 5: Decide your place in the birth child’s life

When thinking of placing your birth child up for adoption. You first have to choose an adoption agency of choice, depending on where in Kansas you’re located. You can visit Wichita adoption and check out their different services. That is offered to the birth parent (s). 

Not every birth parent (s) situation is the same. Some situations are harder than others. 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 877-903-4488 or Text Us 316-209-2071  

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