Supportive Birth Fathers and/or Married Couples Choosing Adoption If you are a married couple, in a relationship, or no longer together, but the child’s father is supportive of your adoption plan, the adoption can continue without any additional requirements. Together, the two of you can...

How Do I Tell the Birth Father About My Adoption Plan? Some women choosing adoption are unsure of whether to talk to the birth father, and how to talk to him, about placing the child for adoption. Here are three helpful ways to tell him, each...

If My Child is Adopted, Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support? This is a common and completely valid question for many prospective birth parents: Will I be responsible for child support if my child is adopted by new parents? Adoption is the legal transfer of...

When it comes to dealing with an unexpected pregnancy, much of the compassion, sympathy and focus is placed on the woman. But what about the father of the baby? How does he feel when the mother of his baby is considering adoption, and what are...

When will financial assistance be available? Once your Adoption Counselor has a better understanding of your situation and financial needs during your pregnancy, she will work as quickly as possible to get you financial assistance. You will also be eligible to receive financial assistance for six weeks...

How much support can I get for adoption? Financial assistance for adoption varies by living situation and stage of pregnancy. For example, if a woman is still in high school and living with her parents, she might not need as much support for living expenses as a...

As a pregnant woman considering adoption you may ask, "Do I get paid for adoption?" While you don't get paid for placing your child for adoption, you might be entitled to receive financial support to cover your pregnancy-related expenses. If you believe that adoption is your best plan, Adoption...