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Texas Fetal Heartbeat Bill: I’m Too Far Along in My Pregnancy, How Can Adoption Choices of Texas Help?

By Melissa Camacho

The Texas Fetal Heartbeat Bill was enacted to ban termination of pregnancy after six weeks of a woman’s pregnancy. After six weeks, the embryo’s heartbeat is detectable. In addition, legal action may take place against providers and people who assist a woman with the termination of pregnancy after six weeks. This may include family members, friends, and transportation services like Uber or Lyft. If you are a birth mother needing unplanned pregnancy help, don’t worry, we have options for you. We at Adoption Choices of Texas understand an unexpected pregnancy is a difficult and stressful situation. With our adoption professionals, you are not alone. You will receive consultation and guidance through our adoption services throughout your pregnancy.

Can I Choose Adoption in Texas If I am Unable To Raise My Child?

Although the time has passed for you to consider terminating your pregnancy, you still have a chance to create an adoption planAdoption Choices of Texas has all the resources you need to guide you in the adoption process. We advise you to take it one day at a time. Our adoption agencies in Texas will help you facilitate all your adoption options. However, before making any arrangements, we want you to know about our services to our birth mothers. These services include:

  • Financial Assistance for monthly expenses, such as housing, medical, education, transportation, food, maternal clothing, and utilities
  • Support Counseling with an adoption specialist along with monthly support group counseling to cope with any psychological disorders you are experiencing
  • Housing Assistance if you need a safe place to stay during and after pregnancy
  • Post-Placement Support where you will have post-placement supervision and post-adoption communication with the adoptive family.

Start by listing your current needs to help with your pregnant adoption option. Then, you can choose adoption in San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, or Houston, and we can connect you to an adoption specialist to launch your adoption journey.

What Types of Adoption Can I Choose in My Adoption Plan?

There are three types of adoption you can choose in your adoption plan. Each type of adoptive has a degree of communication between you and the adoptive family. Open adoption will allow you to have as much communication with the adoptive family in many forms. For example, you can communicate via phone, social media, video chats, personal mail, and face-to-face visits. With a semi-adoption, you can choose any form of communication as long as it’s through an adoption agency or third party.

If you choose a closed adoption, you won’t have any communication with your child or the adoptive family. In addition, information will be kept confidential. Your plan can’t be retracted once you sign the adoption consent forms. Consult your adoption specialist if you would consider going through the process of making changes to your adoption plan.

Is There A Process I Have To Go Through In Selecting An Adoptive Family in Texas?

Choosing the adoptive family you feel is ideal for your baby is essential to the adoption process. You can choose any type of adoptive parent or family to adopt your child. That includes married couples, single parents, and LGBTQ + adoption. Every birth mother has her own unique beliefs and standards she feels would be a gift to her child. We can help you explore your adoptive family options through our waiting families page. Our waiting families page features user-friendly navigation options to view adoptive family profiles and photos and make direct contact.

The adoptive family must go through a home study process. A home study will require a social worker to interview the family, conduct background checks, and review legal documents. Their home will also be investigated to ensure it’s a healthy and safe property for your child.

Does the Birth Father Need to Be Part of My Adoption Plan in Texas?

Many birth mothers ask themselves, can the birth father help them with giving up my baby for adoption? Your child’s birth father or biological father may be part of your adoption plan with your consent. If the birth father is known, he will need to relinquish his parental rights to finalize your adoption. He is entitled to claim parental rights but will need to go through a legal process and speak to an attorney. If the birth father is unknown, our local adoption agencies in Texas will try to locate him. Keep in mind that with or without the birth father, you can continue with the adoption process.

Adoption Choices of Texas is Here to Help You with the Texas Fetal Heartbeat Bill

Choosing adoption is your choice. We are a leading private adoption agency supporting birth mothers seeking unplanned pregnancy help. Therefore, our services provide emotional and financial support in creating your adoption plan. You are not helpless and have much hope to place a child for adoption. Contact our adoption agencies in Texas to help with your pregnant adoption option.

As an expectant woman or birth parent, to learn more about adoption, contact Adoption Choices of Texas. You can call us at 888-307-3340, text us at 888-307-3340, or email us here. If you are hoping to adopt, please visit us here. We look forward to helping you through your adoption journey!

Adoption Choices of Texas es la única agencia de adopción con servicios completamente en esapñol en el estado de Texas. Si está embarazada y necesita ayuda, llámenos o envíenos un mensaje de texto y uno de nuestros especialistas en adopción podrá ayudarlo. Podemos ayudarte con la adopcion de niños. Para obtener más información sobre el proceso de adopción como una mujer embarazada o una madre biológica, comuníquese con Adoption Choices of Texas. Para español llamar: 888-510-5029

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