Introduction to Adoption Planning for Birth Mothers
By Sylvie Christen
Is a Colorado adoption right for you? If you have found this page, the answer might be yes. On the other hand, maybe you are experiencing an unexpected or unplanned pregnancy. Either way, you are taking a brave step by admitting you are not ready to parent.
The idea of giving a baby up for adoption at birth may sound daunting, but it does not have to be! Working with a licensed, trusted agency such as Adoption Choices of Colorado will make certain that you are satisfied with the decisions you make.
Here, we will be answering a few questions you may have about beginning the adoption process. We will be outlining what an adoption plan is and how making a plan can benefit you as a birth mother. While every birth mother is different, learning more about the process will help you decide if adoption is the right choice.
What Is an Adoption Plan?
An adoption plan is simply an outline of what you want your adoption to look like. After you decide to move forward with choosing adoption, it is important to create a detailed plan. It will help your adoption specialist know exactly how to best help and support you. Putting your adoption plan in writing is a good way to keep your needs in mind throughout the process.
Your plan might include things like your wishes for an adoptive family, your financial needs, and your level of openness. If you choose open or semi-open adoption, you will be able to select an adoptive family and even meet with them. You can also decide what your hospital stay will look like and outline your needs for post-placement support.
If you do not know exactly what you want for your adoption, that is okay! Your adoption specialist will help you decide what is best for you based on your individual needs and circumstances.
In short, an adoption plan is crucial for successful adoption, but no pressure! Your adoption specialist will help ensure your private Colorado adoption is a beneficial experience for everyone involved.
How Do I Place My Child for Adoption?
The first step to place a baby for adoption in Colorado is to contact us. Adoption Choices of Colorado is your local adoption agency available to call, text, or visit. Or, we can come to you anywhere in the state!
Our adoption specialists are prepared to meet with you and discuss creating an adoption plan. An adoption specialist is one of our staff members trained in advocating for and supporting birth mothers.
Is Adoption in Colorado Hard?
In short, yes. Adoption is a long legal process that requires a lot of important decisions.
With a newborn adoption, you may experience feelings of loss, sadness, and regret. This is a completely normal and understandable part of the process. Your adoption specialist will be there for you to listen and offer resources.
However, adoption does not have to be a negative experience! We understand that an unplanned pregnancy can be a hardship. This is why we are committed to easing your burden and helping make adoption a positive experience for everyone involved. It will be worthwhile!
Who Can Help Me During the Adoption Process?
Your adoption specialist will be available to you at all times. They are experts who can explain any aspect of the adoption process to you, from legal terms to how to choose an adoptive family. Even if you are unsure now of how to put up a child for adoption, your adoption specialist can help. They even can accompany you to the hospital while you are giving birth.
We offer post-placement support groups for birth mothers, and individual counseling is available to you at any point. Our services are available at no cost to you, and private adoption is always free. Adoption Choices of Colorado also provides financial assistance and can help with a safe place to stay during your pregnancy.
Learn More About Private Adoption in Colorado
You have found the agency best experienced in adoption in Colorado Springs and all over the state! Remember that you are making a brave decision for yourself and your child by choosing adoption.
If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy and want to learn more about your adoption options, contact Adoption Choices of Colorado by email, phone, or text: Email Us, Text us: 720-371-1099, Call us: 303-670-4673 (HOPE). If you are hoping to adopt, please contact us here.