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Are You Pregnant and Thinking About Adoption?
Series: Factsheets for Families|
Child Welfare Information Gateway |
|Year Published: 2014|
(PDF - 388 KB)
This factsheet provides information about placing a baby for adoption, presents questions to consider, and points to resources that may help you in exploring your options. Others who are affected by adoption decisions, such as expectant fathers and other relatives, also may find this factsheet useful for answering their questions.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
Gathering information and exploring your options
Making the adoption decision: questions to ask yourself
Selecting an agency or independent adoption
Selecting adoptive parents
Staying in touch with your child after adoption
Taking care of yourself
Resources for more Information
We also recommend the following Information Gateway publications:
Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2014). Are you pregnant and thinking about adoption? Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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