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Is Adoption an Option in My Circumstances?

It’s a common fear expressed by prospective birth mothers: “Can I choose adoption for my baby in my circumstances?”
People of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life choose to place their children for adoption. No matter what a woman’s situation, adoption is almost always an option for her and her baby.

Still, if you are considering placing a baby for adoption, you might have questions about how your unique circumstances will impact the process. Do you have the right to make an adoption plan if you are a minor? What if you are facing certain challenges in your life, like incarceration or an existing CPS case?

The best way to learn about your options in your individual situation is to reach out to an adoption professional. In the meantime, though, you can learn more about choosing adoption in some common situations below.

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