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Some people choose adoption when faced with a pregnancy. Information and support is important, but only you know what’s best for you.

There can be lots of things to consider, and it’s totally normal to have many different feelings and thoughts when making your decision. That’s why it’s important to get factual information about your pregnancy options. Support from other people you trust can also help you figure out if adoption is right for you.

More About Adoption

The process of adoption is when you give birth and then choose someone else to parent your child. It’s a permanent, legal agreement where you agree to place your child in the care of another person or family permanently.

You are in charge of your choice.  There are many families throughout the country hoping to build their families through adoption. There are laws in every state guiding adoptive families and protecting you, so it’s important you speak with an adoption agency or attorney. The decision to place a child for adoption is personal, and you’re the only one who can make it.

Give Us a Call

Our option counseling staff is available to help you form a plan. They are professionally trained and knowledgeable about parenting, adoption and abortion. Give us a call to discuss your options with our health care professionals.

Call 314-531-5726

Adoption Resources

Good Shepard Children & Family Services

1340 Partridge Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63130


Missouri Baptist Children's Home

11300 St. Charles Rock Road

Bridgeton, MO 63044


Children's Home Society

9445 Litzsinger

St. Louis, MO 63114


Lutheran Family & Children's Services

9666 Olive Blvd.  Suite #400

St. Louis, MO 63132

314-787-5100 or 1-866-326-5327

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Provides fee, unbiased information on all aspects of adoption.  You can also get a list of adoption agencies in your area.


Tel-Link is the Missouri Department of Health’s toll-free telephone line for maternal, child and family health services.

Love Basket

10306 Highway 21

Hillsboro, MO

(636) 797-4100

Bethany Christian Services

7520 Big Bend Boulevard

St. Louis, MO

(800) 754-0909

(314) 781-6363

What are my other options?

Other Options