Adoption Rights

  • The right to participate in all phases of the adoption planning.
  • The right to select the family you want to parent your child.
  • The right to have a full set of options in selecting a prospective adoptive family for your child.
  • The right to meet and interview prospective adoptive families in order to make the best decision for you and your child.
  • The right to receive ongoing adoption education and guidance throughout the adoption process and beyond.
  • The right to ask questions of the prospective adoptive family.
  • The right to see, hold and spend time with your baby at the hospital.
  • The right to request ongoing information and contact with the adopting family through direct visits, facebook, text, emails, calls and letters.
  • The right to request help with pregnancy related expenses, such as medical expenses, transportation back and forth to doctor, and maternity clothes, etc.
  • The right to an open and honest relationship with the adopting family.
  • The right to be treated with dignity and respect for your loving decision.