Every adoption must be approved by a judge and every judge knows that a child has two parents.  Even if the baby’s father is no longer in your life, or has been unsupportive or out of touch, he has parental rights that must be addressed....

As your due date approaches, your Cradle of Hope counselor will work with you to develop your hospital plan, which sets out your desires and expectations for your time in the hospital.  You will choose who gets to visit you, who will be with you...

Making the decision to place your baby for adoption is a difficult one. It is a decision that takes great strength, deep inner reflection and the courage to trust in yourself. Women start down the path to adoption for different reasons. Some may choose adoption...

These are some of the questions to consider when creating your adoption plan: What is best for your baby? Most pregnant women consider adoption because they are putting their baby’s needs ahead of their own. Adoption gives a child a wonderful mom and dad who are eager...

Most women considering adoption wonder if their child will resent her for choosing adoption. While not uncommon, the thought of your child one day hating you for placing them for adoption is a terrifying one - leaving you to wonder if adoption really is your...

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The face of adoption has changed dramatically over the past decade. Previously, women facing an unplanned pregnancy chose adoption because they felt they had no other choice. Not only were they pressured to choose adoption, but they had no say in how their child was...

Step 1-- Initial contact When you are ready, the first step is to make contact with Cradle of Hope so that we can answer all of your questions, explain your options and help you decide if adoption is right for you and your baby. All of...