In a domestic infant adoption, birth parents in the United States who are unable to parent their child make an adoption plan for their new baby.
All Blessings International offers domestic infant adoption services for families residing in Missouri or Kentucky. We can help prospective
adoptive families who have already identified a child to adopt with home study services and assistance through
the legal adoption process.
For Birth Parents
We work with Kentucky and Missouri
expectant mothers and families as they contemplate an adoption plan
for their babies. Private, non-directive counseling is offered to expectant families, and
our Pregnancy Counselor will help to access community resources and medical care for the
birth families, whenever necessary. Biological parents have the opportunity to
choose the adoptive family for their baby, and placement is usually made with the adoptive family
soon after the baby's birth.
Domestic Infant Adoption
ABI offers domestic child placement services for Kentucky and Missouri families who have
utilized our home study services.
To be eligible to adopt an infant born within the United States, parent(s) should be at
least 21 years and there is no maximum age. Both married couples and single applicants
are able to adopt in this program, and there is no limit for number of children residing
in the home (however, it is less common for birth parents to select an adoptive family
already parenting several children).
Adoptive parents are usually chosen by birth families, so there is no guarantee of when or if
an adoptive family will be selected. Some families might be selected two weeks after their file
is complete, and others might wait several years and never be chosen. There can be no "timeline guarantee".
We highly recommend that adoptive applicants submit their profile to at least
one other placing agency to increase their exposure to birth parents.
Please note that many agencies accepting out-of-state
families seeking to adopt a Caucasian child with no special needs require non-refundable fees.
These fees may charged whether or not that
agency actually places a child with your family.
ABI has developed great relationships with adoption agencies throughout the United States, and
will help adopting families network to be considered for a domestic placement with these
For Adoptive Families Adopting a Identified Child
An independent placement occurs when the birth parents and non-related adoptive parents choose to
pursue an adoptive placement without the introduction and services of an adoption agency. ABI can help families
in Kentucky and Missouri complete a
and comply with all rules and regulations for your adoption, whether the child
is born in your state or in another state. We have the knowledge to make
absolutely sure your adoption is legal and permanent!
The first step of the process will be to complete a
Kentucky home study
or a Missouri home study.
Please contact our office for information about our domestic adoptions program,
or download our
Domestic adoption program information sheet.