May 20, 2022 Birth Mothers
Placing a Baby for Adoption While in Jail
The answer is YES! You can certainly place your baby for adoption while in jail. Being pregnant while you are incarcerated in Florida is not an uncommon situation. Therefore, it is important for you to understand your options. If you are considering placing your baby for adoption, ACF Adoptions can help. We are a private adoption agency in Florida, and can help you understand your options so you can make the best choice for you and your baby.
The Process of Placing Your Baby for Adoption While in Jail
The adoption process will be a little different if you are or preparing to be incarcerated in a prison/jail because we will have to tailor your plan to follow the rules of the particular jail or prison. However, we will be with you every step of the way. You will be able to receive some assistance for commissary during your pregnancy and for 6 weeks after the baby is born if you make an adoption plan. This will allow you to purchase extra food, toiletries, stamps, writing materials and other items from the commissary.
How Much Will It Cost To Place My Baby For Adoption?
All services ACF Adoptions provides is at NO cost to you. You will be given your own social worker/case worker and an attorney to support you. They will inform you of your rights and the adoption legal process. You will also be able to review adoptive family profiles of waiting families so you can select the family you feel most comfortable with to adopt your child. If you choose open adoption, you would also be able to receive pictures and updates about the child from the adoptive family.
Need Help Placing a Baby for Adoption While in Jail?
Adoption is a loving, well thought out plan you make for your child. If you anticipate giving birth while incarcerated in a Florida jail or prison, it is a good idea to explore adoption before you are in jail if possible. If not, no worries. You can come forward to do a private adoption at any time.
Want to learn more? Feel free to call us anytime at 305-653-2474 or 800-348-0467 to speak confidentially with one of our counselors or Text us at 954-540-2383