Common Questions About Adoption
Why choose adoption?
Who will help me to understand my decision to place my child for adoption?
Can I choose the adoptive family for my child?
How do I know the adoptive family will provide a safe environment in which to raise my child?
Can the agency help me with living expenses if I am unable to work?
Will I be able to meet the adoptive family in person?
Will I be able to receive help with transportation if I need it?
Will people judge me for putting a child up for adoption?
Making a well thought out and informed decision to place a child for adoption is one of the most selfless decisions a woman can make. Smart and compassionate people would never judge you for putting your child’s needs before anyone or anything else.
Is Adoption Choices a full-service Adoption Agency in New York?
Yes we are. We work with Birth Parents and Adoptive Parents to facilitate an adoption plan that brings everyone peace of mind. Every pregnant woman or couple is assigned a case manager. We help you find an obstetrician and provide transportation to those appointments if necessary. We help you to create and facilitate your hospital plan. We find you an adoption attorney and help you with legally allowable pregnancy expenses depending on what state you live in. We work with you before, during and after placement, always treating you with the utmost compassion as we stand beside you through this journey.
Is Adoption Choices of New York a Newborn Adoption Agency or can I place my 18 months old?
You can place a child up until the age of 2 through Adoption Choices of New York.
How do I pay for the medical costs incurred by the pregnancy?
Can I have contact with my baby while I am in the hospital?
When will the adoptive family take the baby home?
Do I have to go in front of a Judge to give my consent?
Will I have to find my own attorney for the adoption?
Can I do an adoption without the expectant or birth father?
Will I be able to know about my child's health and well-being after his or her birth?
As the birth mother, would I be responsible for any of the child's hospital bill if I place the child for adoption?
No, the adoptive parent’s insurance would cover the child’s medical bills from the moment he or she is born. g family and may include sharing of photos and letters, phone calls or meetings.
I need some unplanned pregnancy help. How quickly can I speak with someone?
It is our goal to try and answer all calls and or web inquiries within 15 minutes of receiving the message.
I am facing a teenage pregnancy. Do I need my parent's consent to give a child up for adoption?
In most cases the answer is no. Many states. including NY, will allow a teenager to make an adoption plan without parental advice.