Abortion Alternatives

If you’re experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, and you’re unsure how to proceed, don’t limit your options to abortion. Many women, of all ages, have found peace and hope through exploring alternatives that allow their babies to live, grow and be loved.


Making the choice to place your baby for adoption can be exceptionally brave and beautiful. Each year, thousands of women make this noble choice and create a plan that will allow their babies to grow and be loved in a warm, caring and safe home.

At Sira, we can help you understand your adoption options, answer your questions and connect you with the right people and resources.


Even if you don’t feel like it right now, with the necessary encouragement and support, you might find you’re ready and capable of raising your child.

Regardless of your relationship with the child’s father, your parents or anyone else, there are people and organizations whose sole mission is to help women have healthy babies and successfully raise them. This can include everything from affordable healthcare and housing to ongoing counseling and education support.

At Sira, our peer counselors will listen to your specific needs and connect you with the right resources.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does newborn adoption work for birth mothers in Florida?
Together with your adoption counselor, you will create an adoption plan and select the perfect adoptive family. During your pregnancy, and for up to six weeks after, a birth mother may receive financial support, in keeping with Florida adoption laws. Read more.

What’s the difference between an open adoption and a close adoption?
With an open adoption, you leave the door open to an ongoing relationship with your baby and the adoptive family. With a closed adoption, you remove the option of maintaining a relationship with your baby. This choice is completely up to you. Read more.

Can I really be ready to be a mom?
It’s natural to ask yourself, “Am I ready to be a mom?” While no one can definitively answer that for you, we have three reasons that may give you hope that you can indeed be a great mother to your baby. Read more.

How can I deal with an unplanned pregnancy while I’m in college?
Each year, thousands of young women complete college while raising children. The key is surrounding yourself with the right people and resources. These five tips can help. Read more.

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