Finding the Right Adoption Plan for You and Your Baby

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Finding the Right Adoption Plan for You and Your Baby

You’re pregnant and considering adoption. This is likely one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. At Adoption by Shepherd Care, we understand the emotional complexity of this choice. Our fully licensed adoption agency provides compassionate support so you can make an informed decision that’s best for you and your baby; and to make an adoption plan if that’s your decided path. 

Considering Adoption? You Have Options

If you’re wondering if adoption is right for you, please know you have options. Adoption exists in many forms, including open, semi-open, and closed adoptions. With open adoptions, you select the adoptive family yourself and develop a relationship with them. You can exchange letters, photos, and emails or occasionally meet after placement. Semi-open adoption provides some basic information sharing between birth and adoptive families. Closed adoption involves no future contact after placement.

The level of openness in adoption is up to you. Our qualified adoption counselors explain these arrangements so you can choose what’s most comfortable for your situation. Above all, we respect your preferences and privacy.

You Are In Control of the Adoption Plan

At Adoption by Shepherd Care, birth mothers drive the adoption process. We ensure you have total say in choosing the adoptive family for your baby. Reviewing adoptive parent profiles, you select the family you feel will provide the best life for your child. This sense of control reduces anxiety around placement.

During the adoption process, you also decide the desired level of future contact with your child and adoptive family. Define your ideal adoption relationship. Do you want to exchange letters and photos through the agency? Meet the adoptive parents in person? Have occasional visits with your child? We structure a customized adoption plan around your needs.

Financial and Emotional Support for Birth Mothers

Supporting birth mothers through a smooth adoption process is our top priority. We provide the following assistance:

  • Counseling to explore your feelings and options around adoption
  • Help evaluate potential adoptive families
  • Coverage of pregnancy-related medical expenses
  • Free housing in one of our birth mother residential facilities
  • Assistance with transportation to medical appointments
  • Legal guidance regarding adoption consent and rights
  • Facilitating a supportive hospital placement experience
  • Post-placement counseling and support groups
  • You are not alone. Our experienced staff provide guidance during this emotional time.

Whether you choose parenting, adoption, or need more time to decide, we offer a nonjudgmental environment free of pressure.

Considering Adoption near Hollywood, Florida? Learn More Today

If you’re pregnant and weighing adoption options, contact Adoption by Shepherd Care today. Speaking with an adoption counselor allows you to make a well-informed decision. When you’re ready, we’ll walk you through the process, providing care and support each step of the way. Call us at (954) 787-3850 to take the first step.

At Adoption by Shepherd Care, birth mothers are at the center of the adoption process. Our fully licensed agency helps pregnant women thoughtfully consider their options. If you choose adoption, we support you through placement while respecting your preferences. Contact us to learn more about our comprehensive birth mother services.

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