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How soon after birth is the baby placed with the adoptive family?

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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.

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Lifetime Adoption Florida Seal of ApprovalLifetime Adoption, Inc.
is a Licensed Florida Child
Placing Agency.

(License #100096562)

Lifetime Adoption California Seal of ApprovalLifetime Adoption is registered with the State of California under the provisions of the Registry of California Adoption Facilitators. (CA Family Code Section 8632.5)

Small Women Owned Business

Lifetime Adoption Center is a
BBB Accredited Business with an A+ rating

Lifetime Adoption Better Business Bureau Accredited Business

 

Accreditation

Lifetime Adoption, Inc. is a Licensed Florida Child Placing Agency. Lifetime Adoption Florida Seal of Approval
(License #100084254)
Lifetime Adoption is registered with the State of California under the provisions of the Registry of California Adoption Facilitators. (CA Family Code Section 8632.5)  
Lifetime Adoption California Seal of Approval
Small Women Owned Business

Lifetime Adoption Center is a BBB Accredited Business with an A+ rating
Lifetime Adoption Better Business Bureau Accredited Business