If you’re abusing drugs and want to stop, there is help available. You can call or text us at 1-800-923-6784 to get a confidential referral to a rehab center near you. We can also help you if you need a place to stay or help with pregnancy-related expenses.
If you don’t have health insurance, you may qualify for low-cost insurance, Medicaid, or a similar program. We can help you get health insurance info, as well as resources to help you have a healthy pregnancy.
When you’re pregnant and using, you might be stressed out about the future. As hard as things are now, you wonder how in the world you could support another life when the time comes. If you know that you won’t be able to parent but still want to give your baby the best chance at life, looking into open adoption might be the answer.
With adoption, you have control: you select the adoptive family for your baby and can decide how much contact you have later on. Help with housing, finances, and medical fees are available to you once you choose to start your adoption plan.
Adoption is Positive Choice
Even if you’ve used drugs throughout your pregnancy, you can still give your child a positive future through adoption. We can refer you to an experienced adoption professional who has helped women dealing with a variety of life issues, including drug addiction. There are many hopeful adoptive parents out there who are open to adopting a baby exposed to drugs prenatally. They would love to adopt your baby and have the resources to treat any issues your child may develop. You can meet and learn more about adoptive couples by checking out their adoption websites, looking at their photos, and watching their adoption videos.
A Place to Stay During Pregnancy
Are you homeless or living in an unsafe environment? There is help available to you. A pregnancy coordinator can help you take a look at all the resources available to you, and decide which one meets your needs.
Some of the options for housing during your pregnancy include relocating to a different town, maternity housing, or sharing housing with another pregnant woman.
Help With Bills
We understand that it’s not just a roof over your head that has you worried. Other things such as food, clothing, and transportation to and from doctor appointments can be a major worry.
Even when you’re using drugs and facing an unplanned pregnancy, it’s important to keep you and baby healthy and safe. Once you choose an adoptive family, there are ways the family can help support you with the cost of rent and other items that qualify. In most states, you can get help paying your rent and other bills. If it’s not allowable where you live, we can provide you with resources for assistance, including referrals to support.
If you haven’t seen to the doctor yet, now is the time to go. Being pregnant while using can be scary, so it’s best to have a medical professional check you out. He or she can tell you the best ways to take care of you and baby.
Legal Help for Adoption
Adoption can be a wonderful choice for women who aren’t ready to have a child, but it does come with paperwork. All of the legal help you need to get your adoption completed and find your child a great family is covered.
You don’t have to pay any legal fees during the adoption process, and free counseling is available to help you make the decisions that will be best for you and the baby.
You don’t have to do this alone. An unplanned pregnancy while using drugs might have you worried, but you don’t need to add worries about money and shelter to your situation. You might even find that this pregnancy gives you the opportunity to turn your life around. For more information about adoption, call or text 1-800-923-6784.