Placing Your Baby For Adoption in New Jersey

If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy, you may have a lot of questions about the adoption process. At A Baby Step Adoption, we believe that adoption doesn’t mean you’re “giving your baby up,” but you’re making a selfless choice for you and your baby’s futures.

Some birth mothers don’t consider adoption because the process seems confusing, but there are steps you can take to make the adoption process in New Jersey easy.

If you’re considering adoption in New Jersey, you can reach out to an adoption agency to learn more about the process. You’re not limited to agencies in New Jersey, but it can help to have a local agency that you can meet in person. Once you choose an agency, they can help you learn about your options and create an adoption plan. Your adoption plan will help you think about your birth plan, choose the adopting family, and pick an open or closed adoption. Even if you’re unsure about adoption, you can change your mind at any point in the process.

Facing an Unplanned Pregnancy and Ready to Start Developing Your Adoption Plan?

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read our blog on How To Put A Baby Up For Adoption In New Jersey or you can call us or text us anytime.


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How To “Put A Baby Up For Adoption” In New Jersey

If you’re facing an unexpected pregnancy and considering adoption, we can help. The adoption process in New Jersey may seem confusing, but we have plenty of resources to guide you.

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Birth Mother Rights in NJ

If you’re facing an unexpected pregnancy in New Jersey and considering adoption, you may be curious about your rights as a birth mother in NJ. As the biological mother of a baby, you have certain rights whether you choose adoption or not. We’ll explain your rights as a birth mother and how you can navigate the adoption process.


Birth Fathers’ Rights in New Jersey: What to Know About the Adoption Process

If you’re facing an unexpected pregnancy in New Jersey and considering putting your baby up for adoption, you need to know about birth fathers’ rights. While New Jersey law is favorable for birth mothers, birth fathers also have rights and can have a say in your adoption plan. We’ll cover everything you need to know about birth father rights in New Jersey, so that you’re prepared for the adoption process as a birth mother.


Adoption Laws in NJ

It’s good to have at least a general idea of adoption laws in New Jersey if you’re considering putting your baby up for adoption. We’ll cover everything you need to know about NJ adoption laws so you feel prepared to make the best decision for you and the baby. Just remember that all of these laws are in place to protect you as a birth mother and your child throughout the adoption process.


Financial Support for Birth Mother’s in NJ

New Jersey has several laws in place to help birth mothers get their pregnancy costs covered. If you’re considering putting a baby up for adoption in New Jersey, there are a few resources you can use so you don’t have to cover all your pregnancy expenses on your own.

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The Adoption Process in New Jersey

If you’re pregnant and thinking about adoption in New Jersey, understand this: choosing adoption isn’t about “giving up” your baby. It’s about creating a loving plan for both of you. It means thinking about what’s best for your child, even when it’s a hard choice.

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Post-Adoption Rights in NJ

Even when your pregnancy is over, we’re still here to support you. As you’ve gone through this incredible process, you may see your life and your priorities very differently, and may have questions about your rights moving forward.

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How To Put Your Baby Up For Adoption After Birth in NJ

It’s never too late to place your baby for adoption. Here we cover the process of giving your baby up for adoption after giving birth, in New Jersey.

Steps in the New Jersey Adoption Process for Birth Mothers


Know your options

Start by considering your options and thinking about whether adoption is right for you. ABSA’s caseworkers can help you learn about your options and talk through them to find the right choice for you.

Choose an adoption agency

Research and pick an adoption agency that supports you and your decisions. Any adoption agency can help you through the adoption process, but feeling comfortable and supported by your agency is the most important.

Create your adoption plan

An adoption plan will cover all stages of your pregnancy, birth, and the adoption itself. You’ll get to decide what kind of adoption you want- open or closed.

Choose a family

An adoption agency can connect you to waiting families so you can choose the best future for your baby. You can view our waiting families profiles if you’re interested in learning more.

Create a hospital plan

When you create your birth plan, you can decide where you want to give birth, who you want with you, and more. A plan makes it easy to ensure you get the care you need and everything goes smoothly.

Support after the adoption

After you give birth and your baby is with the adoptive family, an agency can help you make the adoption official. ABSA also offers post-adoption support to help you transition to the next stage of your life.

Facing unplanned pregnancy?

You have options.

At A Baby Step Adoption, our caring caseworkers are here to help you understand your options. We are here to help you make the right choice for you and your baby. Let us help and support you.

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