One of the most complex things that you'll ever have to do is putting up your baby for adoption, but there are many more reasons why it may be best. There are parents that fell they are too young to be good mothers and fathers. They are unable to take care of themselves, let alone a baby. In the best interest of the baby adoption is the perfect solution if you compare it to raising a baby in a non-stable surrounding or killing them. Children are needy and costly and you need to be able to sacrifice alot. If going to a night club or celebrations with your friends is your top priorty then putting them up for adoption is the way to go. Why not get an open adoption(more on that later)?
When looking for an adoption agency, you ought to always search for one that is ethical, friendly and qualified. Also make sure they present services that include counseling, referrals, both pre- and post-adoption education, instruction, and can fulfil any issues you'll face as an adoptive family or a couple or individual putting your baby up for adoption. Being it one of two types of agencies; a government run or privately run agency, always look for an agency that offer support.
Longevity and quantity of children placed – The amount of years an agency has been in business and the number of placed children should also be measured. There are agencies that specialize in children of different race, creed and color. Be sure to ask about any such emphasis before selecting an agency.
Since an adoption agency will do all of the “searching” for you. The cost to adopt possibly will become costly, between $5,000 to $50,000 dollars. Is this in fact costly? Maybe not if you're looking to begin or increase your family tree. There has been news on adopt agency ripoff! If an agency continues to ask for alot of upfront money then a red flag should be raised, a tiny fee after you've filled out you application is routine. Should you ask for all cost upfront? Yes, you should always ask for the final cost of your adoption. Don't get taken for a ride! If you do an internet search on “adoption agency rip-offs” you will find ome unsatified clients that used unethical practicing agencies. Do your homework first!
Ethical practicing agencies will:
1. Keep the best interests of baby in mind.
2. Be a devotee of all adoption laws in their states.
3. Never search for “birthmothers” and will let the true biological mother know she has the right to change her mind.
As mentioned formerly there are two types of adoption agencies– government run agency and privately run agency. A government run agency is run of course by the government and funded by the public. These type of agencies usually assist in the adoption of foster care minors. Privately run adoption agencies, are run by a private entity. They are licensed by the state in which they reside and are funded privately. These agencies can assist you in all types of adoptions. Checking for a licensed adoption agency should also be your highest priority. Unlicensed agencies and birthmother locators aren't evaluated by licensing boards, and they aren't required to follow rules, regulations or guidelines. Did you know?, that in many states it's unlawful to operate an adoption agency without a license. Consider, if you plan on using an unlicensed agency or a birthmother locator always check your state laws regarding licensing.
What is an open adoption? A typical “open adoption” means the biological parents are permitted to have a connection and communication with the baby. This doesn't mean biological parents need to write or see the baby, you could simply send the biological parents a picture every so often. You'll also find that the paperwork on the parents will still be wide open for the baby, if he or she decides to ever look for their biological parents.
If you're looking to adopt or but a baby up for adoption please do as much research as you can and ask as many questions as humanly achievable before beginning the adoption process.
There's never a reason to abuse or kill a baby. If you can't take care of them, putting them up for adoption is a much better alternative.
R.I.P Little Caylee Marie Anthony