Whether or not to make an adoption plan for your baby is something only you can decide. But there are answers to your questions and many helpful resources to support you.
Old Think vs. New Think [+]
Adoption has changed dramatically in recent years. Birth mothers, together with their friends and families, can benefit from getting up to speed on the facts about modern, open adoption.
Explore Your Options [+]
Agencies offer decision-making counseling, not just adoption planning. There is no cost to the birth parent for counseling services and services are confidential, even for minors. Here are some things to consider when selecting an agency, as well as the next steps in the process.
Steps to Adoption [+]
Anyone who is experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and is considering making an adoption plan for their child should first research different agencies that complete adoptions.
Give Your Baby a Family [+]
Choosing the family of your dreams for your baby will take time and careful thought. Identifying the factors on which to base your decision is also necessary. Here are some factors you may want to consider.
Financial Assistance [+]
After making an adoption plan, many birth mothers have financial needs that aren’t covered by other programs. AOCM may be able to help.
Who to Contact for Help [+]
People are ready to help. If you would like more information about the adoption option, ask us..
In Honor of Birth Mothers [+]
To all mothers who have placed their children in adoptive homes.