Adoption Facts in Arizona
By Syd Sukalski
Putting your child up for adoption comes with a lot of questions. Sometimes, it comes with so many questions that you don’t even know which ones to ask! Don’t worry. Adoption Choices of Arizona wants to inform you about adoption in Arizona so you can decide whether it’s the right choice for you. Adoption Choices of Arizona maintains adoption agencies all across Arizona. We specialize in pregnant moms and birth family adoption services and want to help you with your adoption plan. We treat you with respect and dignity and ensure you receive the birth mother benefit you need. Now let’s get down to the facts about placing your baby for adoption.
Birth Parents Choose to Place their Child for Adoption for Many Reasons
Some reasons birth parents decide on adoption might include financial instability, unstable home life, unable single-parent, or the birth parents might consider that their child would benefit from being raised in a different situation. Parents place their baby for adoption for all sorts of reasons, but what’s important is that you believe adoption is best for you and your child in the long run.
There Are Multiple Types of Adoption
The three types of adoption include open, semi-open, and closed adoption. Open adoption allows for open communication between the birth parents and adoptive parents. With this adoption type, you can set up times to see your baby with the child’s adoptive parents. In semi-open adoptions, all communication goes through the adoption agency. You may remain anonymous but can inquire after your child if you desire. Finally, in closed adoptions, the birth parents think it is best to step back entirely from the child’s life. In this type of adoption, the birth parents and adoptive parents have no communication.
Again, birth parents might have various reasons for choosing any of these, but no matter which one you choose, know that there is always a family waiting to love your child.
Open Adoption Allows You to Choose the Family That Adopts Your Baby
That’s right! Adoption Choices of Arizona allows you to review the profiles of various pre-screened families, all of whom have undergone background checks. You choose which family you believe will give your child the best life. Some factors you’ll consider are parenting styles, family values, whether the family has children already, cultural and religious backgrounds, and much more. Like you, we want to ensure your baby goes to the best home available.
Finances Won’t Be a Problem
No, you don’t get paid to Place your baby for adoption, but Adoption Choices of Arizona is here to give you all the financial support you need. Our offers include, but are not limited to, safe housing, food, transportation, and free counseling services and support groups for all birth parents. Adoption never costs anything for the adoptive mother, especially when it comes to medical care. The adoptive family will cover whatever medical expenses your health insurance won’t. Adoption Choices of Arizona guarantees we will do all we can to ensure that this process will not burden you. Access personalized help and financial support today for creating an adoption plan.
Depending on Your Situation, the Birth Father May or May Not Need to Be Involved
Occasions exist in which your baby’s birth father does not need to consent for you to place your baby for adoption. Every situation is different, but we know how to deal with it. If you are wondering whether the father must be involved in your particular case, contact one of our Adoption agencies in Arizona. We are here to help.
You Don’t Need to Decide Now
Many birth parents decide to place their children for adoption during the early stages of their pregnancy, but this is not always the case. Some birth parents get their baby home before they realize life has not equipped them to raise a child. It even takes others a few years. And, even if your child is five years old, you may find that you believe they would be better off with an adoptive family. This decision can be a difficult one to make, but don’t worry. Even in these situations, you can set up an open adoption plan that will allow you to see your child and be a part of their life, even if you can’t raise them yourself.
Our Adoption Agency Will Be with You Every Step of the Way
- You make your first phone call to Adoption Choices of Arizona, and we will hold our first meeting.
- Your adoption specialist will take you through the paperwork and explain it.
- You will review adoptive parent profiles and meet with the family you choose.
- The baby’s due date will come around, and your adoption specialist will work with you to find a time to sign the final paperwork to make the adoption legal.
Throughout the process, you will attend several doctor’s appointments and meetings with your adoption specialist, but know that you never have to manage any of this alone. Your adoption specialist will be with you every step of the way.
The Benefits of Adoption
The words “giving your baby up for adoption” can sometimes sound like this is a process of pure sacrifice, but that’s not true. Adoption can have many benefits. First, an unplanned pregnancy can be scary, but it doesn’t have to disrupt your life. If you choose adoption, you can go on being a student, pursuing your career, or doing whatever makes you happy. By placing your baby up for adoption, you might be giving your child opportunities they might not have otherwise. And most importantly, you’ll help create a family between your baby and the adoptive parents, who might not have been able to have a family otherwise.
The adoption journey is unique to each person, and we are always here to help you.
For adoption resources or to begin your adoption journey, birth parents can visit us at Adoption Choices of Arizona or call us at or text us at 602-922-0408. If you are a prospective adoptive family hoping to adopt a baby, please, instead, visit us here!