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Adoption Language Matters

Expectant/birth mothers are not “giving up” their child for adoption. Using this language fails to recognize the empowering experience that adoption can be.  Instead, adoption allows expectant mothers to control the future they see for their child by placing the child in a loving and caring home of their own choosing.  These women choose not what is easiest for themselves but instead choose what is hard for them and what is best for their child.

Expectant Mothers & Birth Mothers

  • First, you should do some research and decide on the right adoption attorney or agency for you. Your first steps with Building Families would be to call or text us 24/7 at 803-200-1071 or email us at [email protected]  We understand making the decision to place your child for adoption is difficult and we will make ourselves available to you on your schedule.
  • When you reach out, we will talk with you about your particular situation and immediately get you set up with a social worker who can provide support and the resources you need during your pregnancy and in making adoption plan.

The information contained here is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation.  We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, text, and emails. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship.

Thinking about adoption?

We can help expectant mothers and adoptive parents through each stage of the adoption journey.