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Choosing Adoption in Difficult Circumstances

An unplanned pregnancy during difficult life circumstances creates so many different thoughts, emotions, and concerns. Because of this, you may not know where to turn or what options are available for your pregnancy. No matter your situation, adoption is always an option. 

Regardless of your personal situation, if you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy it is easy to feel overwhelmed — American Adoptions is here to help. Whether you are pregnant and homeless, experiencing a drug addiction while pregnant, considering putting a child for adoption without US citizenship in Ohio, or something entirely different, we have helped birth mothers from all walks of life place their child for adoption. We are certain we can help you make sense of your unplanned pregnancy too!

This guide explores how the adoption process works in some of the many different circumstances you may be facing. Anytime you have questions about the adoption process, unplanned pregnancy, or your specific circumstances, you can call 1-800-ADOPTION or fill out this online form to get in touch with an adoption specialist. 

In the meantime, continue reading to learn more about placing a child for adoption in difficult circumstances.

Adoption for a Pregnant, Homeless Women in Ohio

If you are homeless and pregnant, the last thing you need to worry about is where you are going to live or how you are going to pay for the medical treatment you and your baby need during your pregnancy and for delivery. Fortunately, for birth mothers, adoption is always 100% free and housing for pregnant women may be available.

When you work with American Adoptions, your adoption specialist will explain the many benefits of adoption, including:

During such difficult circumstances as being a pregnant homeless birth mother, having the best resources by your side helps takes the stress and concern out of your situation — so that you can focus on having a healthy pregnancy. 

Help for homeless pregnant mothers is only a call away. Contact American Adoptions at 1-800-ADOPTION, or fill out this online form to learn how we can assist you as you begin your adoption journey. We can help ensure you are receiving the prenatal care you and your baby need while living a safe and healthy lifestyle throughout your pregnancy.

Adoption for Pregnant Women Addicted to Drugs in Ohio

If you are a pregnant woman addicted to drugs, adoption is always an option in your circumstances.  

No matter what your history with substance abuse may be, it does not take away from the fact that adoption is a brave and selfless decision, one in which you are putting the needs of your child first. The goal of adoption is to provide a safe and loving home and a lifetime of opportunity for your baby. American Adoptions is here to help reach this goal while getting you the treatment you may need along the way if you so choose. 

Call 1-800-ADOPTION to start your adoption process today or fill out this online form to get more information about the services we provide throughout your adoption. Struggling with addiction while pregnant is more common than you may think, we are here to help you and your baby receive the best opportunities for a successful future.

Adoption for Pregnant Women without U.S. Citizenship in Ohio

Putting a child up for adoption without US citizenship is a fairly common occurrence, but many women without citizenship who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy have concerns or are unaware of their options. 

American Adoptions is committed to helping every woman and child through adoption — and we are here to help you too. 

The biggest concern we hear from mothers putting a child up for adoption without US citizenship is that they will be turned in to the government. Rest assured, paperwork is always confidential, no information will be released without your consent and any child born in the United States has the right to be adopted. No matter if you are living in the United States undocumented, or have a travel visa, you have the ability to place your child for adoption.  

American Adoptions has assisted in undocumented adoptions in the past and has translators readily available as needed. Our goal is to make you feel comfortable and confident in this life-changing decision you are making. If you are in a situation where you think adoption is the best decision for your baby, call 1-800-ADOPTION or fill out our online form to start your adoption journey today. 

Adoption for Prospective Birth Mothers in Jail in Ohio

American Adoptions has worked with women facing nearly every circumstance imaginable, this includes women considering adoption in jail or prison. If you are pregnant in prison or jail, like all women, you have the right to choose adoption for your baby. 

American Adoptions can help you create an adoption plan and find the adoptive family for your baby. Your specialist and adoption attorney will walk you through the adoption process which will operate similar to the domestic infant adoption process. If you so choose, you have the right to open adoption, which may allow you to have a relationship with the adoptive family and your child, after the placement has occurred.

Although the process may have different restrictions, the goal is the same — finding a caring and supportive family for your baby. If you are considering adoption in jail or prison, call 1-800-ADOPTION to speak with a professional about your situation and to learn more about open adoption and adoption assistance in prison.

Adoption for People with an Existing CPS Case

Life tends to hand people different circumstances at different times. Although you may want what is best for your baby, you may have concerns that your current status does not make that possible. A common question we hear is “Do I have the right to adopt my child out in Ohio when there is a CPS case involved?” 

In some situations, the answer is yes.

Even if you have an existing Child Protective Services case open that is regarding one of your other children, you still have the right to pursue adoption for your unborn or newborn baby. Although this situation is unique, American Adoptions can assist you in making sure your adoptive goals are being met for your baby.

If you are attempting to place your child for adoption after they have been taken by social workers, Ohio CPS handles the placing of your children which may include foster homes or placing them with a biological family member. In this situation, you cannot place them for adoption. 

Contact an adoption specialist at 1-800-ADOPTION to get more information about your options for adoption when CPS is involved.

Contact American Adoptions

Adoption is one of the most difficult, but important decisions you will ever make. American Adoptions makes sure you don’t have to make it alone. No matter the circumstances life has handed you, we are here to help make sure your baby has the best opportunities in life.

When you are ready, give us a call or fill out this form to learn more and to begin your adoption journey. Together, we can help turn your difficult situation into a lifetime of love and support for your baby.

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