Birth Mother Expenses: What You Need to Know

If a prospective birth mother decides not place her baby with us for adoption, can we get back the money we paid for her living expenses during the pregnancy?

Signing a contract for birth mother expenses
The expenses that prospective parents can pay in connection with an adoption are regulated by state law, and vary from state to state. (Look up your state in the directory, here.) In most states, adoptive parents can pay a birth family's reasonable medical, legal, and counseling expenses. Many also permit some assistance with living expenses (usually within specific guidelines). Most adoptive parents are willing to help with living expenses, and many birth mothers need the help. Some birth parent advocacy ...

If a prospective birth mother decides not place her baby with us for adoption, can we get back the money we paid for her living expenses during the pregnancy?

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