Compassionate Adoption Resources for Birth Mothers
We offer women the resources birth mothers need to navigate an unplanned preganancy in their lives. If parenting your child is not an option, you should know our agency has helped countless children find loving and supportive homes. More importantly, we have a large staff of compassionate counselors who are capable of guiding you through this trying time.
We can help you make sense of your fears and uncertainties and suggest solutions that are best for you and your baby. We want what is best for you and your child. If you decide to parent your baby, we will direct you toward resources to help you. If you choose to put your child up for adoption, you can rest easy knowing we have the resources needed.
Services for Pregnant Women:
We believe any mother who considers adoption as a potential option is courageous. You will never experience judgment when you work with our team. Instead, you will receive support. We work hard to establish trust and demonstrate we care about you and your child. We'll be with you every step of the way.
Free Pregnancy Counseling
Financial Assistance for pregnancy related expenses
Open, semi-open, and close adoptions
One-on-One Relinquishment Counseling
Customized Selection of pre-approved adoptive families
Free Legal Services and Emotional Support
Financial Assistance with your Pregnancy
Finances can have a major impact on your decision when considering your pregnancy options. Most women have worries about resources and costs when they learn they are pregnant.
How will the medical bills be covered? Will adoption cost me anything?
Many states allow adoptive families to assist the birth mother with pregnancy-related expenses. IAN can help you obtain financial assistance.
You may receive help with living expenses such as rent and food, as well as maternity clothes, and transportation costs.
Colorado does regulate the number of birth parent expenses we are allowed to provide.
IAN will also help you apply for benefits to cover your medical expenses as provided by Medicaid and/or private medical insurance.
If no such support is available, the adoptive parents will help you with the medical expenses.
Attorney & Agency Fees
There is nothing for you to worry about. We will handle every detail of the process.
We also cover all the attorney and agency counseling fees. Every detail of your legal work will be provided to you at no cost.
Process for Birth Mothers
Apply to IAN and submit all necessary paperwork to initiate services.
Inform IAN of the Country adopting from and your international adoption agency.
Home Visit and Report
A social worker will contact you to conduct home visits.
A social worker will complete the report which will include background checks, interviews, a home inspection, training requirements, physicals, and collection of required copies of documents.
Training classes are required by the State of Colorado and IAN. Prospective adoptive parent(s) will attend IAN's in-person two-day core training required by the State of Colorado.
Post Home Study Report, IAN will:
Submit to Colorado State for approval
Submit to your international adoption agency
Assist and submit to immigration
Post Adoption Assistance
IAN will conduct a Post Adoption video meeting once arriving home in the United States.
Dependent upon country and court requirements, post-adoption home visits and reports will be conducted.
A social worker will conduct an in-home visit within two weeks of arriving home and monthly visits until adoption is finalized.
Ongoing support and resources will be provided.
Re-validate or finalize adoption (country dependent) in the State of Colorado through the court system in order to receive the U.S. Birth Certificate for you child.
Adoption Process Chart for Birth Mothers Our coordinators have guided 100's of families and are ready to help you.