We offer pregnancy help and support services for women who are going through an unexpected pregnancy and are considering adoption. We will help you understand your options so you can make the best decision for you and your baby. Our counselors will guide and support you through the adoption process and beyond. You won’t be alone – we’ll be there with you, every step of the way. Call or text us today!
We will work with you to create an adoption plan that you control and that meets your needs. You can choose the adoptive family and you can decide how much contact you want with them before, during and after the adoption. You can choose open adoption, semi-open adoption or closed adoption. We will support you throughout the process and after your newborn or young child is placed. You are in the driver’s seat!
Placing my child for adoption through Cradle of Hope was a very positive experience. Linda and her team provided me with a ton of support, both before and after the placement. They helped me through two difficult pregnancies and always made sure that my needs were met. Cradle of Hope continues to facilitate my communication with my daughter’s adoptive family and makes sure I receive photos and updates on her progress. Cradle of Hope did a great job for me and I highly recommend them. – Nakia, Birth Mom
You’ve already started, by reading about adoption on the Internet. It’s important for you to learn about your options so that you can make the best possible decisions for you and your baby. A counselor at Cradle of Hope can provide you with support, counseling and information. If you decide that adoption is the best plan for you and your baby, we can help you through each step of the process. Call us at 301-587-4400, 703-352-4806, or 202-466-0973.
We can assist you in getting the medical coverage you need. If you don’t qualify for medical insurance and you decide that adoption is the best choice for you and your baby, the medical bills for your pregnancy and your delivery will be covered by the adopting family.
Yes you can. We believe that you should be able to select the adoptive family for your baby. You can see profiles of prospective adoptive families who have already been approved to adopt. We do not pre-select families or limit the number of family profiles that you can view.
At Cradle of Hope, birthmothers can choose the adoptive family for the baby and decide whether they would like contact with the baby and the adoptive family after the baby is born. Some birthmothers would like to see pictures of the baby and get letters from the adoptive family. Other women would like the chance to visit with the adoptive family and the baby. An adoptive placement where there is contact between the birthmother and the adopting family is called an open adoption. The counselors at Cradle of Hope can help you to decide what type of adoption is best for you and your child.
No. Many women prefer that their baby goes directly home to their new family. We believe that baby should be placed directly with the adoptive parents that you have selected.
Call or text us! Cradle of Hope’s adoption counselors are always available to meet with you, in person or by phone, to make sure you are fully informed and comfortable with the adoption process. We’ll help you make the best possible decision for you and your baby.