Pregnant & considering adoption? We understand what you are going through. You are not alone, there is help for you here. We help expectant mothers in Indiana explore adoption in a safe, supportive, and personalized environment.
Since 1998, Angel Adoption has been providing expectant mothers from Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend, and other Indiana cities extensive support, resources, and guidance throughout their entire pregnancy.
Finding out you are pregnant can be an emotional time, especially if the pregnancy is unexpected. Angel Adoption works with pregnant women in Indiana through the entire process of infant adoption. No matter where you live, adoption agencies in Indiana can connect you with adopting families who want nothing more than to give your child a good home.
We Are Here to Support You
We understand that this can be a scary and overwhelming time, but know that you are not alone. Our caring, dedicated adoption coordinators are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to answer your questions, discuss your options, and help you make the decision that is best for you and your baby. We will never pressure you one way or another. All of our services are completely confidential. Your privacy is safe with us and your information will never be shared. Call, text, chat, or email us anytime, day or night.
Choosing adoption in Indiana should not burden you financially. If you create an adoption plan you are guaranteed to receive financial assistance in Indiana for medical, legal, and counseling fees. You may also be able to receive assistance for living expenses. Financial assistance is handled through your social worker or attorney.
Adoption is one of the most loving and selfless gifts you can give both your baby and their adoptive family. Your decision to place your baby for adoption in Indiana will be a long-awaited miracle for a waiting family.
A Loving Decision
There are many reasons expectant mothers choose adoption in Indiana. There are endless factors to consider when you are responsible for another life. Your needs become secondary to feeding, clothing, educating and loving a child. Overall, Indiana birthmothers decide to place their baby for adoption because they care about themselves and, more importantly, they care about their baby. An expectant mother may choose to place her baby with an adoption agency in Indiana if:
Planning for the Future
If you decide that you are not ready to be a parent, you can still plan your baby’s future by choosing an adopting family for your baby. Adoption can provide your baby:
Even if you have not 100% decided to place your baby for adoption, contacting an adoption agency in Indiana or adoption organization, like Angel Adoption, is a great way to weigh your options. Our staff of adoption professionals will help you make an adoption plan and discover your needs during your pregnancy. Your adoption professional will answer any questions you may have, and provide you with all the information you need to move forward.
You are probably wondering this works. Here is an overview of the steps you take to complete the adoption process.
We will help you create an adoption plan based on your specific wants and needs. You’ll start by browsing families waiting to adopt from our database of profiles of families hoping to adopt. You can choose what type of adoption you want, including how much contact you’d like to have with your baby and the adopting parents during and after the adoption.
If you’ve chosen to communicate with the family adopting your baby, we can arrange for you to talk on the phone, email, or text with them. Whatever you’re most comfortable with! All of the adopting families we work with have been licensed to adopt a baby in the United States and are fully prepared to offer your baby a loving and stable home.
Next, you will meet with a social worker or attorney – at no cost to you. This meeting will allow you to tell them about your needs and wants during the adoption, and help you to learn more about the legal aspects of adoption.
Throughout your pregnancy, we will provide you with all the support and assistance you need. You can communicate with your adopting family as much or as little as you wish. As you get closer to your due date, we can help you make arrangements for delivering the baby.
After the birth, you’ll be able to spend as much time as you would like to in the hospital with your baby, the adoptive family, and/or a counselor. The baby will go directly home from the hospital with the adoptive family. Shortly after you will sign the legal documents consenting to the adoption.
After the adoption process is completed, the amount of contact you’ll have with the baby and adoptive family depends on the type of adoption you choose. The post-adoption experience is different for every birthmother. Your adoption professional can work with you to put together a plan that will help you move forward after the adoption and get the support you need.
One of the most fulfilling parts of the adoption process is choosing the right adoptive family for your baby. Angel Adoption only works with families who are licensed to adopt a baby in the United States. Our families hoping to adopt have been pre-screened and are ready to provide a safe, stable, and loving home for your baby.
Sorting through profiles of parents waiting to adopt can be tough, and overwhelming. Before you start looking think about what matters most to you. What are your must haves? What are deal breakers? Is there anything you don’t want? You have the right to pick any set of adopting parents based on any set of criteria. Take your time, and review as many profiles as you need to. No matter what you are looking for, we believe there is a family out there that is a perfect fit for you and your baby.
Questions to Ask the Adoptive Family
The first step is contacting an adoption agency in Indiana, or an adoption organization, like Angel Adoption. If you choose to work with us, we will be your guide and support system throughout the entire process. You will view profiles of families hoping to adopt and choose one for your baby. We’ll help you put together an adoption plan based on your wants and needs, such as whether it will be open or closed, who will be with you during delivery, and what you’ll do after the adoption.
No. As a birthmother, all of our counseling and services are provided at no cost to you. You will also receive financial assistance for housing and pregnancy-related expenses.
No. Adoption is entirely your choice. Your parents cannot legally prevent you from putting your baby up for adoption. You decide what is the best option for you and your baby.
An adoption requires the consent of both parents as long as they meet certain requirements that give them the right to do so. The rights of the father depend on several factors.
If you are married or have lived with him at some point during the pregnancy, his consent will likely be required to place your baby for adoption. If you were never married and never lived together, most states will not need the birthfather’s consent. He may be notified of the pending adoption, and at that point may have the right to consent or object.
If you are unsure of how to proceed with the birthfather’s involvement in the adoption, you can contact us anytime to discuss your situation.
We all have important choices to make in life. If you’re experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, deciding if you want to place your baby for adoption is one of those choices. It is normal to question your thoughts and feelings about such a difficult decision at any point during the process.
Before making your choice, it’s important to understand what adoption means. Adoption is a permanent, legally binding process that takes place when a woman — or set of parents — decides not to parent and chooses to allow another family to raise her baby. After the adoption has finalized you will no longer have any legal parental rights.
Every woman’s situation is unique, and only you know what is best for you and your baby. Take your time with this decision. Carefully consider all of the reasons why you are exploring adoption.
Once you’ve made your decision, you can tell anyone you choose. Some women choose to tell just a few close friends or family members, while others are comfortable sharing it with anyone who asks. Telling people one at a time or in small groups may be easier than telling everyone at once. Start with the people you think will be most supportive of your decision, as they can give you the courage and support you need to tell the rest.
Every adoptive parent working with Angel Adoption has been thoroughly evaluated through a home study course conducted by a licensed agency. The home study process includes assessments of the parent’s character, marital stability, financial situation, lifestyle, and medical history. The agency also runs background checks to verify there is no record of criminal activity or child abuse. In addition, a social worker will inspect the family’s home to ensure it is a safe environment for a child.
Angel Adoption requires each family to be educated on adopting and parenting. After a baby has been placed with the adoptive family, a social worker will continue to monitor and supervise the family. We go to great lengths to make sure all the families you have to choose from are going to be excellent parents for your baby!
You have the option of choosing which type of adoption is best for you and your baby. Open adoption is the most common form of adoption in the United States. In an open adoption, identifying information is shared, including names, phone numbers, and email addresses. Communication typically includes the exchange of emails, letters, pictures, phone calls, and in-person visits. A semi-open adoption is like an open adoption, but without in-person visits. In a closed adoption, you and the adoptive parents remain anonymous for the entire process and there is no contact after placement.
Choosing what type of adoption you’d like doesn’t have to be a decision you make alone. Your adoption agency or professional will discuss the options with you in detail and can help you decide what will work best for you and your baby.
You will be able to spend as much time as you wish with your baby in the hospital. The hospital experience can be a special one that includes just you and your baby. Or you can spend time with both your baby and the adopting family together. It is completely up to you.
Yes. We receive calls and messages from birthmothers who are in labor or who have already had their baby and are in the hospital. If you’ve decided to put your baby up for adoption, you can contact us anytime — we are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We can have an adoptive family available for your baby within hours. The adoptive parents will take the baby home with them from the hospital, avoiding any need for foster care.
If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering adoption in Indiana, we are here to help you. We’ve worked with thousands of birthmothers through the adoption process, so we really do understand what you’re going through. We truly care about you and want to help you make the decision that’s best for you and your baby. We’ll be here for you during the entire process to provide you with friendly, non-judgemental guidance and compassionate support.
Taking the first step to contact us can be difficult, so we encourage you to reach out to us however you’re most comfortable. Call us anytime at 1-888-378-1112, text us at 847-850-9612, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re always available!
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