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Can a Minor Make an Adoption Plan Without a Parent’s Consent?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 21, 2020

Let’s face it: most teenagers aren’t trying to become pregnant. But if you just learned that you're pregnant, you're not alone. Many teens are in the same boat. You didn’t plan for this, and you might have no idea what you’re going to do next.

Choosing adoption is not easy, and it comes with a lot of emotion. It also comes with a lot of questions. If you're under 18, you might wonder if you even have the right to place your child with a loving adoptive family.

Do you have to be a certain age to place your baby for adoption? Do you need your parent’s permission to do this? You are not alone in wondering these things. Keep reading to answer these common questions.

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Topics: teen pregnancy, minor adoption, can a teen choose adoption?, teens and adoption, minors and adoption