If you are pregnant you have choices. It may seem that an abortion is your only choice, the staff at Birthright of St. Charles wants you to be completely informed of all your choices.
Adoption is a wonderful option if you are unsure how you would care for your baby. There are many loving families who are waiting for a child right now, praying that a mother might choose to give her baby life.
If you choose to raise your child, know that you are not alone. There are many resources available to help you get the information you need. Our professional counselors are here to help you get started.
In Missouri, the Safe Place for Newborns Act of 2002 governs safe abandonment of newborns.[i] The Act aims to protect newborn children who are abandoned by their parents, from injury and death caused by unsafe abandonment. It also provides safe and secure alternatives to such abandonment.[ii]