Learn more about Louisiana abortion trigger laws.

In 1973, the ruling of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court legalized abortion across the United States. But, in mid-2021 after nearly half a century, this ruling is being challenged. Now that the Supreme Court is revisiting this ruling, the legal rights to protect fetal life are becoming more and more possible. This year, […]

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Adoption vs abortion: which choice is the right one?

You’ve learned that you’re pregnant. For some, this may be a happy discovery. But for others, it may be quite the opposite. For women who are not ready to begin families, do not have the support of a partner, or simply do not want children, an unplanned pregnancy may be an earth-shattering realization. With simple […]

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3 Adoption Myths to be Aware Of | St. Elizabeth Foundation

No matter what industry you’re in, there are always myths and misconceptions flying around. Unfortunately, adoption is no different. And this incorrect information can often cause individuals to avoid adoption as a choice altogether. Let us debunk some of these adoption myths and help you see if adoption is the best choice for you. 1. […]

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Adoption vs Foster Care: Which is Right for You?

Adoption and foster care are similar in that they provide children with stable and loving homes. While both adoptive parents and foster families have the opportunity to nurture a child in a safe environment, several distinct differences should be considered. From overhead financial costs to how long the child is in your care, these details […]

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What Makes the Best Adoption Agency for You? | St. Elizabeth

Choosing adoption can be a difficult choice for both the birth mother and adoptive parents. However, once you set your mind on the idea, you need the best adoption agency to help you through the process. But what can you expect to see in an adoption agency? Not every agency is built the same. Discover […]

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How to Place a Baby for Adoption in Lafayette | St. Elizabeth

An unexpected pregnancy can be challenging, and choosing the right path forward can be even more difficult. At the St. Elizabeth Foundation in Baton Rouge, we know that processing the emotions of an unplanned pregnancy isn’t easy, and choosing to place your baby for adoption can be an extremely hard decision. But we are here […]

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Learn how ​​private adoption in Louisiana works.

Adoption can feel like a complicated process, especially when you’re first getting into it. However, it doesn’t have to be. With the right professionals, you can find the answers you need to complete your family. But how does private adoption work in Louisiana in the first place? Let’s go through the laws and the different […]

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How to Prepare Your Baton Rouge Home for Adoption

One of the major steps of the adoption process through the St. Elizabeth Foundation is a thorough home study. A social worker will interview the adoptive parents in their home. And, they will inspect the home to ensure that it is appropriate for a new child. How can you make sure that your home is […]

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Unwanted pregnancy? You have options available to you.

Things can get pretty scary when you suddenly have an unwanted pregnancy on top of the other things you’re going through in your life. It’s easy to panic and not know what to do next. After all, you’re not prepared, you may be in a difficult situation, or you may be afraid and confused. However, […]

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What Are the Benefits of Adoption in Louisiana?

Whether you are a birth mother facing an unexpected pregnancy or a couple dreaming of growing your own family, you can find many benefits of adoption in Louisiana. At the St. Elizabeth Foundation, we build bridges between mothers and adopting families to not only positively impact their lives but also create opportunities for the child. […]

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