Making an Adoption Plan

Birthparent Roadmaps


Making an adoption plan begins with a parent’s concern about providing for their child’s future. Whether you are pregnant, or have a child that has already been born, we are here to offer information, practical and emotional support, in a nonjudgmental environment to talk about your thoughts, feelings and ideas about adoption.

To help guide you through this process ACI has developed two tools, we call them Birthparent Roadmaps. Depending on your situation, select from the following:

Birthparent Roadmap – I’m Pregnant

There are 5-steps in developing a plan:

1. Talking with a Counselor
2. Creating Your Adoption Plan
3. Meeting an adoptive family
4. Creating Your Birth Plan
5. Placement OR Taking time to make a decision that is right for you

Birthparent Roadmap – My Child is Already Born

There are 5-steps in developing a plan:

1. Talking with a Counselor
2. Creating Your Adoption Plan
3. Temporary Care
4. Moving Forward
5. Moving Forward with Your Plan