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Counseling and Support Services For Birth Mothers in Missouri

Are you experiencing an unplanned pregnancy? Are you worried that you are alone? Do you have a million thoughts running through your mind? Are you looking for pregnant adoption help? Adoption Choices of Missouri wants you to know that you are never alone. We understand what you might be going through, and we want to help. It can be scary, and for new mothers, you might not know what to expect. There might be an overwhelming amount of thoughts and questions in your head right now, and we are here to help answer or alleviate some of your concerns. We understand that putting your baby up for adoption couldn’t have been an easy decision. But, you had to make a decision that was best for you and your baby. We also understand that there can be a lot of overwhelming emotions and that you may need help processing them. Adoption Choices of Missouri can provide counseling and support services for birth mothers who seek help. We can offer a range of different services depending on your needs. Our services include financial support, safe housing, and medical care. 

Counseling Options for Birth Mothers 

Pregnancy can have a huge impact on a lot of birth mothers emotionally, physically, and financially. We have a wonderful support counseling team that wants to provide you with emotional support. They have worked with hundreds of women who are in a similar position to yours. Our involvement is only as much as you want, but we are here during your pregnancy and post-birth. 

There are many types of counseling services that our team can offer. The service you choose should be catered to fit your specific needs. We can provide one-on-one counseling where you can speak confidently to a licensed specialist and receive personal care. We also offer support groups where you can sit with other women who are in the same or similar position to you. Support groups tend to be helpful for those who feel alone throughout their pregnancy and are unsure of what to do next. Hearing from other women can offer a sense of relief that you are doing everything you can. We recommend speaking to a counselor to discover the counseling option best for you. 

Financial Support Services for Adoption in Missouri

As mentioned before, pregnancy can put a lot of pressure or stress on birth mothers emotionally and financially. We at Adoption Choices of Missouri want to ensure that you are able to provide and care for yourself during your pregnancy. The specific needs vary from mother to mother. During pregnancy, your health and nutrition are more important than ever, so we can personally offer birth mothers food stamps, WIC, and grocery expenses. 

There are other options to receive financial assistance as well. In Missouri, it is possible to receive financial support from the adoptive family. Expenses that could be included are rent and utilities, food, transportation, maternity clothing, phone service, groceries. Again, it can be different for every birth mother as everyone is in a different situation. 

Receiving Medical Care and Financial Assistance

As an expectant mother, receiving the best and consistent medical care is very important. If you are in need of financial assistance, Adoption Choices of Missouri can assist birth mothers in applying for Medicaid. We want to ensure you are well taken care of and receiving proper prenatal care. We recommend attending all of your doctor appointments regardless of financial concerns. It is important to be aware of your and your baby’s health and if there are any complications. Speak with one of our counselors if you are unsure or are concerned with how you will be paying for your medical expenses. 

Pregnancy can be very draining for a lot of birth mothers. It can put a strain on your mental and physical well-being. We at Adoption Choices of Missouri want nothing but the absolute best for you and your baby. Your decision to put your baby up for adoption in MO cannot be easy, and going through with the pregnancy can be very emotional. We offer services to better your pregnancy journey and create a positive experience. It might be hard not to worry, but we hope we can alleviate some of your stress with our counseling, financial, and medical support services. 

Adoption Choices of Missouri serves birth parents statewide and beyond, please call us or text us to learn more! Call us toll-free at 877-903-4488 or, in Missouri call or text us at 816-527-9800


Meet the Author: Gabriella Dobson was born and raised in Ohio. She is currently a senior at Miami University majoring in professional writing with a focus in editing. She also minors in criminology and general business. She is a skilled barista and enjoys sipping her coffee with a good book in her hand. She is passionate about helping others and making a difference in the lives around her. With her involvement in St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Women Helping Women, she is able to provide resources for those in need of support.