For Birth Mothers, How Much Financial Support Is Available?

Financial support for birth mothers

Birth mothers in Northeast Florida need financial assistance for various reasons. For some, the difficulties of being pregnant make them unable to work. In other cases, negative reactions to an unplanned pregnancy make a woman’s living situation too stressful to endure. 

In such cases, expectant mothers are entitled to monetary support to help cover reasonable expenses related to their pregnancy and adoption. Financial support comes from the adoptive family, and the funds can go toward:

·       Rent and utilities, namely gas, electricity, and water

·       Transportation, as needed

·       Food, toiletries, clothing, and household expenses

·       Medical care and counseling for the birth mother 

·       Other needs, including insurance and cell phone service

Many pregnant women worry about how much adoption costs and how to handle pregnancy expenses. This financial support allows birth mothers to focus on having a healthy pregnancy. 

By covering these needs, the adoptive family provides birth mothers with the support they deserve without the added stress of worrying about adoption costs.

The amount of financial assistance expectant mothers receive varies. Every situation is unique, but adoption attorneys and agencies will help you develop a plan that provides ample financial support during pregnancy and up to six weeks following the birth.

Call or text us any time for all the information you need to make a sound decision about the future. Our friendly team is happy to help, and if you’d like to have an in-person conversation, we’ll even provide transportation.

If you have other questions or concerns, Shorstein & Kelly is here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Contact us today!

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