At ACF Adoptions, if you call us towards the end of your pregnancy or after the baby is born, you will always have the same options as any of our prospective birth mothers. ACF Adoptions serves all of Florida and here are some services you would receive after calling us: Ongoing adoption counseling and emotional…more
Can I Call an adoption agency from the Hospital OR After Giving Birth?
You might wonder: Can I call the adoption agency from the hospital or after I am home with my baby? The answer is: Yes. Some women may call when they are arriving at the hospital and/or after discussing their adoption plan with the hospital social worker. Other times they call weeks or months after having…more
Can I place my newborn baby for adoption after birth?
Placing a baby for adoption is never an easy decision and sometimes women wait till the end of the pregnancy to make a final decision. Sometimes they call after the baby is born and that’s okay too. This is often referred to as a “last minute case” and there is no specific good or bad…more
10 Things Every Birthmother Wants Adoptive Parents To Know
By Patricia Dischler, Author, speaker, child care professional, and birthmother - I often told my son’s adoptive mother how much I loved her and was thankful she was a part of my life. But, like many things I’ve told her over the years, Kathy would already know. Back in 1985 I chose open adoption for…more
How to Know if an Adoption Match is “Right” for You
By Stacey Levine, LMHC, Adoption Counselor - Hello! My name is Stacey Levine and I have been in the adoption field as a social worker for almost 20 years. You might say I am obsessed with adoption. The whole thing...birth parents, adoptive parents, adoptees. There is something special in adoption and I am so happy…more