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Making an adoption plan can be a very empowering choice. In most cases, financial assistance for medical and living expenses is available for the birth mother, along with many other benefits.

When you place your baby for adoption, you are in charge of all the major decisions, including how the adoption will proceed, who will adopt the baby, and how much contact you will have afterward.

You may be considering adoption if…

  • You do not want an abortion but you feel you are not ready to parent.
  • You want to provide your child with a two parent family.
  • You want to provide your child with emotional and financial stability.

The most common types of adoption plans include but are not limited to open, semi-open and closed.

Open Adoption

Is a form of adoption in which the biological and adoptive families have access to varying degrees of each other’s personal information. Open adoptions are relatively common and provide the most contact between the birth mother and the adoptive family.  It’s common for the adoptive family and the birth mother to meet in person, send pictures and letters, and even go to events together.

Semi-Open Adoption

Allows the birth family and the adoptive family to choose the level of contact and openness that is right for them. In some cases, interaction is facilitated by a third party which is usually the adoption agency or attorney. Every semi-open adoption is different, and the level of contact you have with the adoptive family can change over time depending on your desires.

Closed Adoption

Also called “confidential” adoption and sometimes “secret” adoption is a process by which an infant is adopted, and the record of the biological parent(s) is kept sealed. Often, the biological father is not recorded—even on the original birth certificate. Closed adoptions don’t allow for ongoing contact between the birth parents and adoptive family. In some closed adoptions the birth parents and adoptive parents might not even meet – the entire adoption is facilitated by an agency or other intermediary.

We’re here to help you explore all your pregnancy options, including the many choices adoption provides. We provide free information about the adoption process and referrals to adoption agencies that best meet your needs. We never financially benefit of of your decision and can discuss your options with absolutely no pressure.

Have Questions? Please call (231) 775-1545 or send us a message.

Family and Support Cervices (Cadillac)

419 N Lake Street, Cadillac, MI

Family & Support Services Cadillac

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Cadillac, Michigan
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Phone: (231) 775-1545

Medical and Educational Services

909 South Carmel Street, Suite 1, Cadillac, MI

Medical & Educational Services Cadillac

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Cadillac, Michigan
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Family and Support Services (Big Rapids)

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Family & Medical Services Big Rapids

14321 Northland Drive
Big Rapids, Michigan
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Phone: 231-527-9628