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Facing Teenage Pregnancy

Teenage Pregnancy Facing an unplanned pregnancy is difficult for anyone, but as a teeanger, It may seem like the world is ending. As a pregnant teenager girl, you are probably incredibly scared, anxious, and not sure where to turn next. There is absolutely no one who can make this choice but you. It is your body, and you are ultimately the only person who can decide what to do. You basically have [...] Read more

Things to Consider when Deciding between Abortion Vs. Adoption

Things to Consider when Deciding between Abortion Vs. Adoption According to Planned Parenthood’s recently released Annual Report, the organization perform 113 abortions for every one adoption referral. Clearly, more women choose abortion over adoption, but before you decide what is right for you, it is important to know the facts so you can make an informed decision. If you are considering [...] Read more

Save the Adoption Tax Credit!!

Save the Adoption Tax Credit Due to the importance of the issue and how strongly ABSA feels about saving the Adoption Tax Credit, we are sharing this information sent from the North American Council on Adoptable Children. Let Your Members of Congress Know How Much the Adoption Tax Credit Matters to You! As many of you know, the adoption tax credit (ATC) is vulnerable and may be eliminated as part [...] Read more

National Study Shows Domestic Infant Adoption Remains Steady

National Study Shows Domestic Infant Adoption Remains Steady There are some interesting statistics recently released from The National Council for Adoption (NCFA). According to their National Adoption Data study: Adoption: By the Numbers, adoption rates have fallen in the U.S. from 133,737 in 2007 to 11,373 in 2014. The decline can be attributed to intercountry adoptions, which account for more [...] Read more

Adoption Options: Is Local Better?

Adoption Options: Is Local Better? If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering your adoption options, you may ask yourself “Is it better to choose an adoption agency near me?” In many cases, local IS better. “Shopping local” and supporting local businesses is a great way to support your community. When choosing an adoption agency to work with, however, location is not the most [...] Read more

Calling All Young Aspiring Artists!

We are looking for the cover drawing for A Baby Step Adoption's 2016 Holiday Card! Enter our Holiday Art Contest between December 5 and December 20, 2016 for a chance to win! The winner will receive a $100 Target Gift Card, perfect for holiday shopping, and will be featured on the front of this year's A Baby Step holiday card. You'll also get a cameo on our website - www.ababystepadoption.com. [...] Read more

Pregnant? Scared? One of our Birthmothers Shares her Experience with Adoption

Pregnant? Scared? One of our Birthmothers Shares her Experience with Adoption Facing an unplanned pregnancy is extremely stressful for a young woman. You are probably feeling scared and overwhelmed, not sure what to do next. Although many people in your life probably have an opinion on what you should do, you likely feel alone. You may be torn between keeping the baby, giving your baby a home [...] Read more

5 Things You Must Do BEFORE Placement

5 Things You Must Do BEFORE Placement We get it. Once you have decided to adopt a child, it is natural to want to speed up the adoption process. Every adoptive family wants to feel their baby in the arms as soon as possible, and luckily with A Baby Step Adoption, there typically isn’t a long wait to become a parent. Our average time until match is under six months. That being said, there are [...] Read more

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