Do you live near St. Cloud, Florida? Are you an expectant mother who has chosen to place her baby for adoption? Well, if you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you have come to the right place. The decision to place your baby for adoption can be a difficult one to make, and the process can seem daunting at times. There is a lot of paperwork and regulations that must be met in order for you to do so, and on top of all that, you still have to figure out a way to handle the physical strain of carrying a child for nine months. So how do you navigate these twists and turns to adoption?
One of the best things you can do if you’ve decided on adoption for your child is to find an adoption agency. There are so many adoption agencies to choose from, so it is important to do your research on the services they provide that would best fit your needs. However, what kind of services does an adoption agency provide?
There are six main services provided by most agencies, but the agency must be licensed to provide each service. It is very typical for people to assume that an adoption agency serves adoptive parents only, but that assumption is wrong. Adoption agencies provide services to both birth parents and adoptive parents. For birth parents, an agency will most likely provide some education and counseling to help them make the right decision because placing a child for adoption is a very difficult decision to make. For adoptive parents, agencies will walk with them through the adoption process and match them with a waiting child. Adoption agencies will conduct home studies and help prepare the paperwork. Some adoption agencies will even assist you financially because adoption is costly. It’s important to do your research if this is one of the services you seek.
Here at Adoption by Shepherd Care (ASC), we’ve been helping birth mothers understand and navigate the adoption process since 1980. Our agency provides many of the mentioned services and more. We work to find families for waiting children both domestically and internationally and provide services for women facing unplanned pregnancies. Whether you are looking to adopt a child or are wanting to place your baby, we are here for you.
If you are currently facing an unplanned pregnancy, we want to help you in any way we can. We know that facing an unplanned pregnancy is very hard, and our kind and compassionate staff members want to help you make the best decision that you feel is right for you and your baby. ASC will provide resources, counseling, financial, and medical services should you decide to make an adoption plan with us. Remember that you are not facing this alone. We will help you throughout your pregnancy and will make sure that you feel comfortable, cared for, and looked after. If you are pregnant, you may choose to text us at 1-754-666-2973. Our services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Someone will be there to help you. Visit our website or call us at 1-800-966-2060.