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Placing a Baby for Adoption at 16 Weeks Pregnant: Early Pregnancy Adoption in Nevada

When you find out you are pregnant with an unplanned pregnancy. Reactions vary between yourself and other birth mothers. Other birth mothers can be happy, ecstatic, and full of joy because she is in a place in her life when even if the child is unexpected, the baby won’t interfere or be born into a toxic home. Whereas you can feel down, sad, and full of questions when coming to terms that you are pregnant with an unwanted child. Unlike the other birth mothers, your circumstances might be different in your life. You are having doubts about your unwanted pregnancy and may be thinking of options you can take that do not involve you raising your child. Abortion can be an option which is the usual action birth mothers take or adoption, which can be rare and sometimes has a negative stigma. 

Nevada has adoption agencies across the state that can help you with the process of putting your baby up for adoption.   

At Adoption Choices of Nevada, we are a private adoption agency in Reno and Las Vegas that can assist birth mothers during their time of pregnancy. You can be five weeks, twelve weeks, or thirty-four weeks, and Adoption Choices of Nevada will accept you with open arms. For support or more, and if you are doubting the route you would like to take with your unplanned pregnancy, we can assist you without making decisions for you. 

I regret putting my unborn child up for adoption. How can I keep my baby? 

Choosing adoption for your baby early on in the pregnancy is a common action done by birth mothers. It gives you time to explore possible adoption plans by yourself or with the help of adoption agencies such as Adoption Choices of Nevada. To add on, after choosing the adoption plans with all three adoption plans being: closed, semi-open, or opened adoptions. Placing your baby for adoption early on gives you thorough time to choose what couple or single parents you would like to adopt your child. Also, you will have less stress during the process with an ample amount of time that doesn’t have to be rushed when waiting late in your pregnancy to put your baby up for adoption. 

Though if you do decide to put your baby up for adoption late into your pregnancy, Adoption Choices of Nevada fully supports you.

In some cases birth mothers, including yourself, after putting your baby up for adoption early on in the pregnancy, can start second-guessing your decision. That is understandable and based upon state laws it is frequent for this scenario to happen in adoption cases. In Nevada, you have seventy-two hours after birth to give consent in the adoption of your baby. This gives time for you to contemplate a decision and possibly keep the child you just gave birth to. 

You aren’t forced to wait; you can give your consent right away if you are set on your decision of adoption. To add on, if you do change your mind before the birth of your child, you just need to make the adoption agency aware. As long as you have not signed off your consent acknowledging that you are terminating your parental rights, you can change your mind at some point during your pregnancy. 

Do I need my unborn child’s birth father’s consent to put my baby up for adoption in Nevada? 

Adoption Choices of Nevada makes sure during the Nevada adoption process when we are helping you that we tell you the necessary laws of Nevada for adoption. In Nevada, birth fathers’ rights are to be taken into account and you do need his consent to put your unborn child for adoption. 

Depending on certain situations, the birth father’s consent is not needed if:

  • You don’t know the identity of the unborn child’s father
  • The birth father has chosen not to be in the unborn child’s life
  • Or the dynamic of you and the fathers relationship is dangerous

In some cases, if the father is against adoption, you can still possibly put your baby up for adoption with approval from the court’s system. Adoption Choices of Nevada will support you through a tough process providing legal and financial aid.  

How do I pick the right adoption family or single parent to adopt my baby early on?  

First, you shouldn’t rush just because you are putting your baby up for adoption early on in your unplanned pregnancy. 

In your Nevada adoption plans, you are able to choose the adoptive parents that shall raise your unborn child. While examining parents’ profiles, you can be considering certain parents’ attributes that you can’t offer, but another family can. It is a delicate examination that will eventually end in you choosing a family you feel best fits your ideal picture of a healthy family. 

In picking the family that is your choice over anybody else at Adoption Choices of Nevada, we access and help find adoptive parents. In the end, it is your choice and we don’t rush you to make such decisions. We suggest that you pick the family that you believe your unborn child will fit in with and can provide your child with what you possibly couldn’t give. Also, we encourage you to not let race scare you, but if that plays a part in the adoption of your child, that is completely understandable, and we will meet your needs. 

You should never feel scared to have an intricate set of guidelines set for the process of choosing the adoptive parents. Adoption Choices of Nevada wholeheartedly supports you and your desire to look out for the needs of your unborn baby. 

If you have any questions pertaining to adoption please contact Adoption Choices of Nevada through our portal! We will provide information to those statewide and can help residents in Nevada seeking adoption or more. Never hesitate Adoption Choices of Nevada are available endlessly with a talented team that is looking out for your best interest. 

Adoption Choices of Nevada has been providing adoption and surrogacy services across Nevada since 2012. You can call us to speak to someone now. Contact Us 24/7: 855-940-4673 (Toll-Free) | 702-474-4673 (Las Vegas) | 775-825-4673 (Reno) | 775-738-4673 (Elko) | 775-884-4673 (Carson City).


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