How soon after birth is the baby placed with the adoptive family?
If you have an open adoption plan, you may wish to have the adoptive family present at the hospital. In some states, the adoptive family may be allowed to take the baby when the hospital discharges both you and your baby.
Some women decide they don’t want the adoptive family at the hospital, but don’t want to take their baby home with them either. In cases like these, an adoption attorney may be able to set up cradle care. With cradle care, your baby will go to a safe place until you after have signed all the necessary documents.
It all depends on how you want your adoption plan to go and the state you live in. Every state has different adoption laws. To learn specific information tailored to your situation, make sure to ask your Adoption Coordinator at Lifetime.
Lifetime Adoption, Inc.
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