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Adoption Counseling: What You Should Know

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An unplanned pregnancy can be very overwhelming. There are many emotions a new mother may be experiencing such as fear, anxiety, confusion, depression, and uncertainty. At A is 4 Adoption, we want to let you know that you are not alone. While this may be a difficult time in your life, we are here to help and provide you with the ongoing support you need to make the decision that is best for your unique situation. Many adoption agencies fail to provide the necessary support to the birth mother and we aim to bridge the gap between care for the birth mother, child, and prospective adoptive parents.
At our adoption center, birth mothers receive support and assistance immediately! Two of the biggest concerns for an individual with an unplanned pregnancy are healthcare and financial assistance. A is 4 Adoption provides extensive birth mother outreach with specialized support in adoption counseling services and private adoption, making us the best private adoption center in California. Keep reading to learn more about how adoption counseling can help you and contact us today to learn more about your options.

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What Is Adoption Counseling?

Adoption counseling is sometimes referred to as unplanned pregnancy counseling, with the overall goal of helping newly expectant mothers throughout this difficult time and helping educate them about their options. More specifically, A is 4 Adoption counselors can help explain the private adoption process to see if it is a good fit for you. We can also help with housing, phones, groceries, sundries, transportation, and more to assist you in your journey. All of these services are available at no cost to you!

What Does An Adoption Counselor Do?

When facing an unplanned pregnancy, having a helpful, supportive person can make all the difference. Whether you are looking for guidance about your available options or if you have already decided that private adoption is the best option for you, our adoption counselors can help. Here are some more ways an adoption counselor can help your situation:


  • Your adoption counselor will help educate you about all your available options for your pregnancy. Even if you want to explore other options besides adoption, your counselor will be able to provide you with the resources you need to make an informed decision.

  • If adoption is determined to be the best plan of action for both you and your child, your adoption counselor will help guide you through every step of the adoption process.

  • Your adoption counselor will help you select the best family for your child’s future. Whether you are looking for open adoption, semi-open adoption, or closed adoption, your counselor can help assist you in the process.

  • Your adoption counselor will also be there to help you process any complicated emotions you may be experiencing throughout the process.

  • Your adoption counselor can also help you address additional concerns you may have including financial concerns and more.

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Why You Should Seek Adoption Counseling

Although you may be reluctant to participate in adoption counseling, it is important to remember that emotions can be unpredictable and you could face unique challenges throughout your unplanned pregnancy. You are always entitled and encouraged to utilize the expertise and support of adoption counseling, even if you don’t choose adoption!

How To Find An Adoption Counselor

When you are ready to reach out to an adoption counselor, you may not know where to find one. Luckily for you, an adoption counselor can be a social worker for adoption agencies, a licensed counselor, a psychologist, or a family therapist who also specializes in adoption. One of the best places to find qualified adoption counselors is at the best private adoption center in California–A is 4 Adoption.

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Whether you are seeking adoption in California or you need someone to guide you through your available options for your unplanned pregnancy, our adoption counselors can help! We provide the most comprehensive support for birthmothers including housing, phones, groceries, sundries, transportation, and more to assist you in your journey, all free of charge. Contact us today to learn more!

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  1. It Is Because Of Them That We Found Our Angel!

    Dear Prospective Parent(s), We are writing this letter to let you know that you have chosen a wonderful organization to help you with your adoption! We are so grateful that A is 4 Adoption and their s…Read More

    Kim and Dave
  2. They really are sweethearts

    I'm writing this letter because I want other birth mom's to know that this decision is truly an unselfish one. I know its really hard to think that your child will be living with someone else, but the…Read More

    Ada
  3. Our House Is Now A Home

    Dear Adopting Parent(s), We are writing you this letter on behalf of A is for adoption. After years of going through the infertility “roller coaster” we decided to explore the Avenue of adoption. …Read More

    Joe, Rose and Katie
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