Placing Your Baby for Adoption in AZ When You’re 15 and Pregnant
We know that you must be worried. It is completely understandable to not know what to do. You may be thinking about how to move forward with school, work, or even hanging out with friends. You have a lot of options available, but you won’t have to pay anything for it. With regards to placing your baby for adoption when you’re 15, there are a lot of things for you to think about. This includes choosing an adoptive family, getting counseling and support, and being able to rely on your adoption caseworker.
At Adoption Choices of Arizona, we are here to help you. We serve pregnant women from all walks of life, and your unplanned pregnancy is not scary to us. No matter what you come to us with, we have specialists who are trained to help you. Everything is in your hands, and we simply guide you through the adoption process in Arizona.
- Adoption is a Good Option for Continuing Education
You may be in high school, and you may be wondering: How am I going to continue with school? Or hang out with my friends? You don’t need to worry, because placing your baby for adoption when you’re 15 means that you will still be able to return to school, and your friends.
We understand that there is an emotional aspect to adoption. We have adoption counselors who can support you throughout the adoption process to ensure that you are doing okay, and we’ll never leave you in the dark. Your adoption caseworker will walk alongside you, so that when your life continues on, you still have support.
- Adoption Gives You the Power of Choice
When you face an unplanned pregnancy, there are a lot of choices immediately in front of you. One of these is whether or not you want to tell your parents. While letting your parents know of your pregnancy is not mandatory, it may be a good option if you want their support in your adoption journey. Additionally, depending on where you live, parental consent may be required to put your baby up for adoption.
If you are unsure or too afraid to tell your parents at first, consult with your adoption caseworker or set up an appointment with one of our adoption counselors. You are never alone, and no matter what you may need, we are here to help.
- Adoption Allows You to Pick the Adoptive Family
We understand that the thought of choosing adoptive parents for your child could feel overwhelming. Especially when you’re only 15 years old, and your focus is on other aspects of life. But this is where your assigned adoption caseworker can be your greatest resource. Talk to them about what kind of life you live now, and if you’d like anything similar for your child. Mention whether you have a two-parent household, or are being raised by single, LGBT and transracial parents.
All information you can give your adoption caseworker will help them provide adoptive parent profile books that fit your preferences. Once you have created your adoption plan, your adoption caseworker will present the profile books for you to review. You will learn about each prospective adoptive parent’s life through their bio, photos and their personalized letter to their future birth mother. Then, when you’re ready, let your adoption caseworker know who you feel would be the best fit for you and your baby.
Placing Your Baby for Adoption When You’re 15
The adoption process in AZ can be an emotional one, but it can also be exciting and very rewarding — particularly when you’re 15 years old and have your whole life ahead of you. When you choose adoption for you and your child, you have control over what happens and the adoptive family who gets to raise him or her. Your adoption caseworker is there for you every step of the way as well, so you’ll never feel alone. Both you and your baby are important to us, and we want to ensure that he or she is placed in a loving, caring and supportive home.
Know that Adoption Choices of Arizona is here to provide support and help to you and your baby. Our adoption specialists will ensure that you and your baby are very well taken care of, and that your needs as a birth mother are prioritized.
For adoption resources or to begin your adoption journey, birth parents can visit us at Adoption Choices of Arizona or call or text us at 1-480-900-5520. If you are an prospective adoptive family hoping to adopt a baby, please instead, visit us here!
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