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 North Dakota explore adoption in a safe, supportive, and personalized environment.
Since 1998, Angel Adoption has been providing expectant mothers from Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, and other North Dakota 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 unintended. Angel Adoption works with pregnant women in North Dakota through the entire adoption process. No matter where you live, we can connect you with adopting families who want nothing more than to give your child a good home.
We understand this can be overwhelming. Know that you are never alone. Our compassionate adoption coordinators are here for you 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. All of our services are completely free and 100% confidential. Call, text, chat, or email us anytime, day or night.
Choosing adoption in North Dakota will not burden you financially. If you create an adoption plan you may qualify to receive financial assistance for medical, legal, and counseling fees. You may also be able to receive assistance for living expenses. Adoption 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 will be a long-awaited miracle for a hopeful waiting family.
There are many reasons expectant mothers choose adoption in North Dakota. You may be unable to financially support a baby. You may not feel emotionally ready to care for a baby. You might not have support from your family. You might have an unstable relationship with the birthfather. No adoption is the same and no reason for choosing adoption is better than another.
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, birthmothers choose adoption because they care about themselves and, more importantly, they care about their baby. Adoption in North Dakota can provide your baby:
Once you have decided adoption is the right choice for you, your adoption agency will help you create your personalized adoption plan. This outlines your preferences and needs for the entire adoption process, including choosing an adoptive family, choosing what type of adoption you want, and moving forward after the adoption in a healthy way.
As part of your adoption plan, you will decide what type of adoption will work best for you. There are three different types: open adoption, semi-open adoption, and closed adoption.
The type of adoption is based on the level of communication you’d like to have with the family and your baby before and after birth. You can choose the adoptive family, communicate with them before the birth, meet them before the birth, and meet your baby if you want to with every type of adoption. This is 100% your choice, and you can decide what you are comfortable with. Carefully consider all the differences between the types of adoption before making a decision.
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. There are varying degrees of openness after the adoption is finalized, including the exchange of emails, letters, pictures, phone calls, and in-person visits.
Semi-open adoption is like an open adoption, but involves only the exchange of photos, emails, and phone calls. There is not usually any direct communication between the children and birthparents.
In a closed adoption, no identifying information is shared between birthparents and adoptive families. It is completely anonymous and there is no contact after the adoption is finalized.
One of the most fulfilling parts of the adoption process is choosing a family to adopt your baby. We only work with families who are licensed to adopt a baby in the United States. Our adopting families have all been pre-screened and are ready to provide a safe, stable, and loving home for your baby. 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.
The first step in placing your baby for adoption is contacting an adoption organization or agency in North Dakota. You will view profiles of families hoping to adopt and choose one for your baby. Then you’ll put together an adoption plan based on your wants and needs, such as whether it will be open or closed, and what you’ll do after the adoption. As a birthmother, counseling and services are provided at no cost to you. You may also receive adoption financial assistance for housing and pregnancy-related expenses.
Every adopting 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 also 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.
It’s never too late to choose adoption. If you’ve decided to place your baby for adoption, you can contact us anytime — we are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Last-minute adoptions are not uncommon. We can have an adoptive family available for your baby within hours. The adoptive parents may 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, we can help. From your first phone call or email to the birth of your baby and beyond, we are here to provide you with friendly, non-judgemental guidance and compassionate support through the entire adoption process. We encourage you to reach out to us however you’re most comfortable. Call us anytime at 1-888-378-1112, text us at 815-307-5837, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re always available!
Download The Ultimate Adoption Guide for Expectant Parents and learn everything you need to know about placing a baby for adoption.