Support Services for Birth Parents in Missouri Adoption

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If you’ve chosen to place your child for adoption, you have made a courageous and selfless decision. It isn’t easy, but many pregnancy-related support services can assist you. Let the adoption counselors at A Gift of Hope Adoptions provide you with physical and emotional support throughout the process. 

Work With a Reputable, Professional Adoption Agency

Your family and friends may not understand or agree with your decision to make an adoption plan, but you need to do what’s best for you and your baby. It’s essential to talk through your current situation with a caring and professional agency that can specifically recommend services for you.

Sit down with your adoption specialist at A Gift of Hope Adoptions and discuss you, your family, the baby’s father, and your immediate needs. We can help you. There is never any cost to the birth family for our services, and we will not pressure you to make one decision over another. We want what’s best for you and your baby too.

Available Support Services

An unplanned pregnancy is a stressful time in your life, and choosing to make an adoption plan is a major decision. We focus on you and your needs to ensure we don’t add to your stress. 

The adoption agency and the adoptive parents may cover the pregnancy-related services you receive while making your adoption plan for your baby. Those support services include:

  • Prenatal and pregnancy-related medical costs, including delivery
  • Counseling services before, during, and after placement
  • Court costs and legal fees to complete the adoption
  • All adoption agency fees

During the adoption process, you receive these additional free services:

In addition, you may be eligible for the following support services:

  • Rent and utility assistance
  • Groceries
  • Maternity clothing
  • Transportation assistance

The amount of assistance an expectant or birth mother can receive depends on the following:

  • Limits set by the State of Missouri
  • The expectant mother’s current income
  • Current living situation and expenses
  • Other dependents you may be responsible for
  • Medical issues during the pregnancy 

Contact Us to Learn More

Please reach out to us through our confidential helpline at 1-888-564-HOPE. Or fill out our online form to get more information. You don’t need to commit to adoption to get answers to your questions. We’re happy to talk with you. 

This blog is for informational purposes only. This is not legal or medical advice. While we try our best to reflect current laws with accuracy at the time of writing, please note the laws can change over time.

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“We decided to use A Gift of Hope Adoptions because they are very personal and caring. The wait and uncertainty of adoption seemed daunting, but A Gift of Hope helped make the process go smoothly, and we couldn’t be happier with our beautiful child.”