Our use of the terms “putting up” or “giving up” does not reflect how we feel about adoptive placement. These terms remain the most widely used search terms for those who are considering adoption for their baby, and we wish to reach all who seek this important information.
Helpful Resources When Considering Adoption in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
This page provides adoption information to those who live in Milwaukee, Wisconsin or in the Milwaukee County region. If you are considering giving your baby up for adoption, we have gathered information about Pregnancy Resource Centers/Crisis Pregnancy Centers to assist you to confirm your pregnancy, clinics where you may get prenatal care, and a list of hospitals with birthing centers.
For those in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin who wish to adopt a baby, further below on this page you will find home study agency resources and helpful information to assist you with the adoption process.
Additional resources for expectant mothers and prospective adoptive parents in other areas throughout the state of Wisconsin may be found on our Wisconsin State Page.
Pregnancy Resource Centers in Milwaukee and Wisconsin County, Wisconsin
Pregnancy Resource Centers, sometimes also called “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” are usually not-for-profit clinics where expectant parents may seek assistance to confirm a pregnancy and review and discuss available options. Many Pregnancy Resource Centers are not staffed by medical personnel, and do not distribute contraceptives. Most are affiliated with pro-life organizations, so encourage parenting or adoption, however not all have religious affiliation. The Pregnancy Resource Centers providing assistance in Milwaukee and throughout Milwaukee County, Wisconsin are:
Pregnancy Clinics in Milwaukee and Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Pregnancy Clinics are staffed by medical personnel and can address most aspects of prenatal care and family planning. They are able to perform STD and cancer screenings (pap smears, and sometimes mammograms), and can prescribe and distribute contraceptives. The providers of affordable prenatal care in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area are:
Information about health coverage for pregnancy care that is available for women in Milwaukee with limited financial resources is provided through Badgercare.
Hospitals Serving Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Prospective adoptive parents and expectant mothers may wish to communicate with medical professionals about hospital plans or have other inquiries. The hospitals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the surrounding Milwaukee County region that offer birthing centers are:
- Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Women’s Medical Center
- Aurora Sinai Medical Center
- Froedtert Hospital Birth Center
Completing the Home Study in Milwaukee and Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
The purpose of a home study is to assess the suitability and capability of prospective Adoptive Parents to receive a child into their home. There are certain Adoption Home Study Requirements for each state. The process generally includes collection of information with questions about family history, health and financial information, and personal background. Check out the List of Expected Adoption Home Study Questions on our page. The home study providers licensed to conduct home studies for those who live in the Milwaukee area are:
Adoption Choice, Inc.
Since 1986, we’ve been Wisconsin’s premier adoption agency dedicated to creating new families and relationships through adoption, providing adoptive families and birth parents with guidance, counseling, and services every step of the way.
Adoption Services, Inc.
We believe that every child has a right to be unconditionally accepted as a permanent member of a family and that adoption is a lifelong commitment and act of unconditional love.
Become A Foster Parent In Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Those who wish to make a difference in the life of a child that is a dependent of the foster care system in Milwaukee may so by contacting Milwaukee County Child Protective Services or one of the licensed agencies listed below:
The final step in the legal adoption process is finalization through court action. If your adoption is to finalize in Wisconsin, contact the Children’s Court Division of the Milwaukee County Courts.
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