A is 32 years old; 7 months pregnant; gender of baby: boy. A is Caucasian, 5’9″, 135 lbs (pre-pregnancy wt), blonde hair, blue eyes; is a hs grad; Christian religion. No alcohol. A smoked cigarettes [1/2 pack] and used meth daily during 1st month of pregnancy – but not since then. A is choosing adoption for Mr. Baby because she lacks family support and is not otherwise positioned to provide for his best interests.
Birth father. A is unmarried but has been in a relationship with baby’s alleged father for several years. Baby’s father is aware of A’s pregnancy but has questioned his paternity.
Native American ancestry. A believes that she may have Cherokee heritage.
Prenatal care. A has received pre-natal care consistently since learning of pregnancy; is Medi-Cal eligible.
Adoption counseling. Lacking family support, A looks forward to conferring with an adoption counselor.
Adoption budget. A would appreciate help with food, incidental living expenses and phone service pro-rated on a monthly basis from date of match until 6 weeks or two months post-birth (depending on whether delivery is natural birth or via c-section) – plus a one-time $500 gift for maternity clothes.
Post-adoption contact. A requests an exchange of pictures/letters and opportunity to meet with family and their child several times each year.
Adopting family. A wants to match with a traditional [mom & dad] adopting family or with a single parent adopting mother having a lot of family support.