If you are considering a closed adoption, below are the facts and the process to help you make the best decision for you and your baby.
When you find yourself experiencing an unplanned pregnancy it is important to look realistically at your options. Making an honest appraisal of the choices in front of you will leave you empowered to make the best decision for your baby.
Contact Rainbow Of Love
Rainbow of Love is available for you 24/7 to answer your questions and to help you look at your options. Call (713) 779-8877 or use the chat box. The Rainbow of Love’s team will do their best to be responsive to your needs, makes you feel comfortable, and provides support and information. We will help you develop your plan based on your needs and desires, and always honoring your wishes.
Create your adoption plan
One of our professional will help you providing you all the information you need, paperwork, answers and guidance to start your adoption journey. Rainbow of Love can help you through 3 types of adoption plans: it can be Open, Semi-open or Close. It depends on your wishes of knowing more or less or nothing at all about the adopting family for your baby.
Your expectation about the adoptive family
Tell us your wishes for the main characteristics of the adoptive family. Rainbow of Love will select the family for you based on your desire wishes. Little information will be shared. ONLY medical information and race/ethnicity.
Prepare for delivery
Create a hospital plan with the understanding that you have control over what happens at the hospital. This plan will include your expectations regarding the time spent with the baby (up to 48 hours) and plans for discharge. Rainbow of Love can be present at the birth and provide you a ride from hospital. Rainbow of Love will provide you with support, including meeting with your dedicated case manager, or certified counselor as needed.
Complete the legal plan and place the baby with the family
Rainbow of Love will be with you and advocate for you at the hospital. The baby will leave with the adoptive family while we prepare consents together. You will need to sign the relinquishment so that the baby may be legally placed into adoption. Your agency will help you understand and complete these requirements.
Rainbow of Love will ensure you have a healthy recovery and a plan of action. Your case manager will remain available to you during this time.
Learn About Open & Semi-Open Adoption
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