Birth Mother Financial Assistance
You are not alone or without resources. Help may be available for you and your baby.
Pregnancy can be a very stressful time physically, emotionally, and financially. There are many extra expenses related to your care, prenatal care,
preparing for a new baby, and then the care of the baby.
There are financial aid and other programs available for women who need assistance. State and local health departments, community free clinics, and other organizations offer medical care.
There is also the special government program for women, infants, and children called WIC. This program is available for eligible women
in every state and territory in the U.S. WIC provides assistance with food, nutritional counseling, and access to health services.
After your baby is born, health insurance can also be available through your state and InsureKidsNow.gov. This program benefits children under age 18 who do not have insurance. You may also want to consider the Early
Head Start program for after your baby is born. You can also talk to a social worker at your local hospital or local social service agency for resource information.
Birthright International supports girls and women who are distressed by an unplanned
pregnancy and are looking for alternatives to an abortion. Hotline, free pregnancy tests, medical assistance, legal assistance, financial assistance, educational assistance, maternity and baby clothes, housing
assistance, and referrals to social agencies are all available.
Services include medical assistance, financial assistance, nurturing homes, educational programs, employment & adoption counseling, preparation for
parenthood. The objective of the NurturingNetwork.org is to ensure that every woman knows that the resources she needs in order to continue her pregnancy are available by calling the Network's toll free
WIC provides nutritious foods, nutrition counseling, and referrals to health and other social services to participants at no charge. WIC serves low-income
pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and infants and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Pregnant or postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 are eligible. They must meet
income guidelines, a State residency requirement, and be individually determined to be at "nutrition risk" by a health professional.
The program is available in all 50 states. This is an excellent program
and resource for a woman who is planning to parent her child.
Additional Resources and Help
Our adoption website provides a comprehensive list of state and federal government resources that may
be helpful at the link Government
We want to do everything possible to help you and your child. There are many kinds assistance programs available to help you and other pregnant women, birth mothers and
children free of charge. These
include financial, medical, nutritional and health assistance programs as well as a variety of support and information groups. If you need help you can click this link to find all kinds of assistance programs. And the following links will help you find pregnancy
support groups as well as parenting and adoption support groups. If you want our help you can call us anytime and from any place in the U.S. You can get
our help whether you are pregnant or have already delivered and are raising your child yourself or want to place your child for adoption. We are here to help you and there is never any cost or obligation on your part.
If you are considering placing your child for adoption we are also here to help. We would be happy to help find a safe and loving home with a family that has been very carefully and thoroughly screened. We can help you regardless of what state you are in. Our services to you are free, your medical and legal expenses will be provided for and we will make sure that you
receive whatever reimbursement for housing, lost wages and living expenses that state laws allow. You may reach me or my staff by calling our toll free number or you can contact us by email. If there is anything we can do to help you and your baby, please contact us.