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No, however your parents could place you into state foster care if you don't. Note that accord to the DOJ study, "Murder in Families", children raised by young mother are at the greatest danger of fatal child abuse. This accounts for 55% of fatal child abuse potentially committed by anyone.
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Answer You mean give it up for adoption, I assume? I'll tell you the same thing I told someone else on this board: Most states, and I feel pretty cert…ain it's *every* state have laws against this. No one can force you to give your child up for adoption. Teenage parents have the same rights as adult parents in regard to the right to have custody of their children. A minor's consent to give up her parental rights and allow the child to be adopted must be "voluntary, intelligent, and deliberate." If the teenager's consent to allow her child to be adopted is forced by her parents, or anyone else, then such consent will not be valid. If your parents are trying to force you do this, then call Legal Aid and ask to speak with someone about the rights of teenage parents. However, while your parents can not force you to give up your baby, they are also not responsible for taking care of/financially providing for your baby. Can you do that? This child will need clothes, diapers, formula, medical care, daycare (so that you can attend school and/or work), etc. That's a lot of expense. Do you have the money for that? You've made a adult mistake here by getting pregnant, so now you have to make an adult decision. The decision of rather or not to give the child up for adoption should be based on what's *best for the child* not what you want. Answer Parents have been through the teen years, made their fare share of mistakes, and witnessed many things that give them wisdom. As a teen, you may think that taking responibility for your baby means to raise it on your own no matter how hard. Well, I am 17 and thought the same thing 8 months ago when I found out I was pregnant. You need to consider what responsibility means. Im sure you're a strong person who could raise a child with lots of determination. But, why not give this baby to a very capable family who knows what responibility is and maybe cant even have children of their own. A baby needs love, support, and nurturing and dont forget they take time and money.Tteens dont have a stable career that give them time and money to raise a baby. The most grown up and responible thing you can do is to give this baby to a family who you know can take care of him/her, and give her the wonderful life that he/she deserves. Not the mediocre life that you could barely give to him/her. Just think about whats best for your baby and also whats best for you. You need to get through school so that one day when you have another chance to bring a beautiful baby into this world (when your grown, and more capable).. you will have the type of job that can pay to take care fo a baby. And it will make your baby proud to have you as a mother. Answer they cant make u give up ur baby in any way its totally ur decision dont let them trick u and tell u different
Can the parents of a teenage pregnant daughter make the mother give up her baby or make her abort or do the young mothers have their own voice for their babies?
Answer They cannot make you do anything. You have all the say and you can choose to keep or give the baby up for adoption. Since you are still very young, you sho…uld consider giving the baby away to a family who will love it and support it. Abortion shouldn't even be a thought, it would be irresponsible and there are many physical and mental problems that will come later because of it. Parents are trying to do what is best for the teenager, but the teenager has rights and can choose. Pick your councel wisely. It isn't easy to give a child away, but it is rewarding to the couple you choose. Plus, you can make it an open adoption so you will have some contact over the years. Answer No one can make a mother give up her baby even if the mother is not an adult. And you shouldn't let anyone tell you not to place a baby for adoption or not to have an abortion. Those kind of people are not taking the responsibility for you or your situation so it is none of their business.
Answer you have the ultimate decision, not him
If your girlfriend who is 14 has a baby and her parents want to put it up for adoption but your parents don't what happens?
Ideally both parents would sit down and talk but it looks like that won't happen so depending on the resolve of the fathers parents, the case could end up in the courts, there… is no way to tell what happens then. The only easy option would be for the fathers parents to adopt the baby if they are willing and able to do so. I am curious about your age. Are you old enough to care for a child, ie18 years old, and if you are why did a 14 year old get pregnant. If you are recognized as the father of the child the adoption could not go ahead without your permission.
I don't think so - but this is a very sensitive subject so I think you need to seek proper professional help. Also perhaps try talking to your parents if the situation allows …for that. Take Care. Legally you can not force your child to give up the custody. They are the guardian of their child and not you, no matter how old they are.
no they cant, but if your having a good relationship you could get married with the person all you need is a doctors note saying your pregnant and you could get married …without parent permision in Maryland. I know this because when i was 16 years of age the same thing happen to me and i wanted to know too but i found out about that and i got married. Anyways no they cant make you put the baby for adoption anywhere in the usa without your permission if you want or not.
No one can make you give up your baby as long as you can care for him/her.
If you are fifteen years old and pregnant can your parents or the father's parents make you give the baby up for adoption when it is born?
It's a personal choice, they cannot make you do anything actually. Do what you think is right & don't let everyone elses feelings affect your actions. You are the one, w…ho in the long run, will have to deal with your actions. Just remember do what YOU think is best.
can an adoptive parent give up custody of their child back to the biological parent
Yes.......You can choose your rate of seeing your own child. If you don't want to see them you you don't have to! If you want to you can!
Legally no. You are the guardian of the child.
You can do that but you need, well your family, needs to contact a adopting agency. Your family will be checked out first. And I suggest you and your family go to counseling a…fter the baby is born since it will be hard for you to be around the baby when it's calling your mom mom and not you. Your rolls in the family will change.
yes by law they can. because she is under the age of 18
Legally no. It's up to the mother unless she has been found to be unfit.
because they know there bad parents
No. Regarding your child you are emancipated when making decisions on his/hers behalf.
No. They either have to give it up voluntarily or the court can take it away.