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Post-natal contact with birthparents and registering the birth of the child

Updated: 01 July 2013

What's Important To Us

Parents considering placing a child for adoption during the pregnancy need to be enabled to review their decision after the birth. Emotional response to the birth may result in a change of mind about adoption and as much time as is reasonably needed has to be given to this consideration - it is important that parents are not influenced into making a hasty decision.