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What Are the Benefits of Adoption Over Safe Haven?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 1, 2017

Safe Haven laws let a person give up their unwanted baby secretly. Mothers are able to drop their baby off at a safe haven location so long as the baby hasn’t been abused. Safe Haven laws were started to protect babies from being abandoned in places like public toilets or dumpsters.

No matter what the situation is, a woman can create a private, legal adoption plan just as easily and quickly as she can drop off a child under a state’s Safe Haven laws. Here are the advantages to making an adoption plan instead of dropping off your baby at a Safe Haven:

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Topics: unplanned pregnancy, safe haven, safe havens, adoption benefits, adopt out my baby, unwanted baby, Safe Haven laws, benefits to adoption over Safe Haven

Adoption Q & A:My parents are kicking me out of the house because I am pregnant. Do you have a home for mothers or a place for me to go?

Posted by grace on November 4, 2013


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Topics: Pregnancy, Adoption Questions, Confidentiality, 16 and Pregnant, safe haven

Alternative to Safe Haven? A Better Option

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 14, 2008

Talk about safe havens is all over the media right now. Safe havens are a wonderful option for those who are in crisis and need help. But there is a better option; that is adoption. With adoption, you can choose the family and receive letters, photos, and even visit. With safe haven, a child goes directly the foster care system.

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Topics: pregnancy pregnant decisions, abortion help pregnant, safe haven, safe havens