Where to adopt a child

Adoption Attorney Felice Webster explains how involved the adopting parents can be in the birth of the child can be and how it is usually up to the birth mom and the hospital policies
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How involved the adopting parents are in the birth of the child at the hospital may depend on the laws of the state where the baby is being born as well as the hospital policies. But aside from that, birth moms are able to pick who they want to have with them during labor and delivery, actually in the hospital room with them when they deliver the baby. Some adopting parents cut the umbilical cord and they are able to be present during the entire process. It is really up to the birth mom to pick how she wants her delivery to go. And the hospitals will normally go with the wishes of the birth mom because she is the patient.

Adoption Attorney Felice Webster explains how involved the adopting parents can be in the birth of the child can be and how it is usually up to the birth mom and the hospital policies

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Felice Webster

Adoption Attorney

Felice Webster has been an Adoption Attorney for over 25 years. It is her privilege to help families come together by adoption, both in independent, stepparent, foster parent, and adult adoptions as well as in re-adoptions of internationally adopted children. She is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and the Academy of California Adoption Lawyers. She enjoys being a frequent speaker on adoption and dependency law at adoption seminars and for foster parent agencies. Felice has been married for over 35 years and has two kids.

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