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Are You Pregnant and Thinking About Adoption?

Authored By: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Written for pregnant women who are considering placing their child for adoption, this fact sheet provides practical information about adoption alternatives. It describes the benefits of counseling and reviews the different types of confidential and open adoption arrangements. Tips for working with adoption agencies, independent attorneys, and adoptive parents are included. Special considerations for babies of color also are discussed.

Last Review and Update: Sep 01, 2016
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