Many women who decide to give their child up for adoption choose an open adoption. An open adoption is an adoption in which the birth mother is able to contact their biological child. The exact nature and frequency of this contact is determined during the adoption process according to your plan. While open adoption doesn’t work for everyone, it is the best option for many women. Here is what you can expect from the open adoption process through an adoption agency in CA:

First, you will make an adoption plan

When you choose adoption for your child, you will work with one of our adoption counselors to discuss how you would like to proceed. We will work with you to help you develop the right plan for you. We will need to become better informed about your health history and your pregnancy, and determine whether adoption is really the best option for you. After you have determined that you would like to put your baby up for adoption, we will counsel you to determine what you are looking for in regards to adoptive parents and how much contact you would like to have with them, both before and after the baby is born.

Then, you will choose your baby’s adoptive parents

After we know your preferences for the adoptive parents, we will present profiles of prospective parents to you. Some considerations you will have to make are if you want your children raised by two parents, what age range you prefer, if you want them to be new parents or already have children, if you want them to share your religious views, and what kind of job they should have. One you have looked through the profiles and picked some potentials, you will be able to interview them on the phone. When you do choose the adoptive parents, you will work together to determine the frequently with which you will see or hear from them. You will determine exactly what you would like your open adoption to look like. You may choose to exchange letters, emails, or phone calls with the adoptive parents, and you may elect to occasionally visit in person.

You may get counseling

If you so choose, you will also have the option to get counseling. As adoption is an emotional process, counseling is a good option for managing your emotions. This is an option for both before and after your baby is born. A counselor can help guide you through the process of preparing for birth and the emotions that will come after your baby is safe with their adoptive parents.

You will receive needed assistance

If you need financial or medical assistance with your pregnancy, A is 4 Adoption can help. We provide immediate assistance to birth mothers because we know that even the most basic needs may be of much concern to you.

When you are considering adoption for your child, A is 4 Adoption can help you. We provide immediate assistance to birth mothers so you can have proper access to the resources you need for the health of you and your child. Contact us today for more information on adoption from an adoption agency in CA.