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Famous Adoptions
Posted By: Michael Richards

Adoption serves as a foundation for the lives of many remarkable people in our society. The decision to adopt is a very personal and significant moment in a family’s life, so it is important to think things over. We can see those who have made amazing strides in their respective fields. From athletes to entertainers,
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What To Know About LGBT Adoption
Posted By: Michael Richards

Many couples desire to be parents and want to experience the joy of raising a child. Hausmann and Hickman’s child adoption services in Florida provide a full range of services to families of diverse backgrounds and situations, including single parents and same-sex couples. Hausmann and Hickman P.A. provides services which include private adoption, surrogacy, and
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Post-Delivery Health Tips For Birthmothers
Posted By: Michael Richards

Hausmann and Hickman can provide many great resources that guide new parents through the adoption process in Florida. The following blog will provide some tips for a smooth recovery following delivery. Rest, maintaining a balanced diet, and asking for help are three ways to encourage a healthy and quick post-partum recovery. Rest Following delivery, a
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What You Need To Know About Surrogacy
Posted By: Michael Richards

When entering into a surrogacy arrangement, there are specific legal issues to consider. Each state varies in the legal requirements for creating a surrogacy agreement, and it is important to be informed of the specific requirements of your state. Hausmann & Hickman, P.A. has extensive experience drafting contracts, representing carriers and egg donors, and finalizing
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Unplanned Pregnancy Alternatives to Abortion
Posted By: Michael Richards

Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be scary for a woman of any age. Abortion is one option for unplanned pregnancies, but there are multiple other abortion alternative options that women should consider. These options include adoption, parenting the child, asking the father to care for the child, and temporary fostering. Each option has its benefits
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The Florida Adoption Process: National vs. Local Agencies
Posted By: Michael Richards

Understanding the adoption process in Florida can help a woman gain comfort in choosing private adoption placement for their child when faced with an unplanned pregnancy. The laws in Florida vary slightly from other states across the country and the process can cross state borders. One option to consider is whether to work with a
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Ten Uncommon Signs of Pregnancy
Posted By: Michael Richards

An unplanned pregnancy may go unnoticed by the mother for weeks or even months. It is not uncommon for women who have busy lives or who are unaware of the signs to overlooked the symptoms of a pregnancy. When a pregnancy is unplanned, the woman is not likely to be taking regular pregnancy tests. Understanding
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Five Advantages to an Unplanned Pregnancy
Posted By: Michael Richards

Adoption & Surrogacy has worked with hundreds of mothers who have faced an unplanned pregnancy. Although every woman experiences a slightly different journey, there is always something that brings light to this stressful life event. Women often experience a range of emotions from depression and anxiety to gratefulness and hope. The many options and resources
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Unplanned Pregnancy: What Are My Options?
Posted By: Michael Richards

Finding out you’re pregnant when you’re not expecting can be a stressful experience. Surprisingly, almost half the pregnancies that occur in the United States are unplanned. Researching the options and deciding on what to do can be overwhelming if you become pregnant unexpectedly. The first step is to schedule an appointment with your physician so
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Top Qualities to Look for in an Adoption Attorney
Posted By: Michael Richards

When working with adoption attorneys, birth parents and prospective adoptive parents should be concerned about the quality of service they receive. Florida lawyers that practice in adoption law do a lot more than just file paperwork, they also facilitate the matching process for private adoptions and act as an advocate. With so much responsibility, it
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