Thank you for taking the time to consider our family!

Adoption brings about many different emotions, and we understand that you are making an incredibly difficult decision. We want you to know that we will always respect that you are your child's birth mother and that you will always have a special place in their heart. If you choose us to raise your child, please know that we will work every day to prove that you made the right choice in picking us.

Adoption has always been our first choice to start a family, as we have known about our fertility issues for many years. We made the decision to pursue adoption while we were still dating, and once we got married, we began seriously researching the process. Our hearts are open and we are excited to be on this journey to parenthood together.

We promise to instill good values in a child by teaching them always to appreciate their friends and family and to never stop being curious about the world around them.

Please feel free to ask us any questions that you may have! We will gladly provide you with whatever information you need to help you decide.

Maryanne & Sean

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Financial Support

Expectant mothers who choose to make an adoption plan may qualify for some level of financial assistance during their pregnancy. However, each person's situation and specific needs are different. Your adoption social worker can help you determine what level of assistance you qualify for and deserve. Many expectant mothers qualify for financial assistance to cover basic pregnancy and living expenses, including but not limited to - transportation reimbursement, utility assistance for phone, water, and electricity/gas, maternity clothing and supplements, etc.


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FAQ’s about placing a baby for Adoption

I'm considering giving my baby up for adoption. How much does that cost?

It won't cost you anything. If you choose to place your baby for adoption, all of your medical and legal fees will be covered and you may be eligible for financial assistance with other pregnancy-related expenses.

I'm experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and don't know who the birth father is. Can I still place my baby for adoption?

Yes. Even if you don’t know the identity of the birth father, you can still choose to make an adoption plan. However, every adoption situation is different. The adoption social worker you’re assigned to will get to know you and your story first, and then guide you through the process accordingly.

When is the right time to talk with an adoption professional?

You can make an adoption plan at any point in your pregnancy, even after the baby has been born. But, it's important to start the process as early in your pregnancy as possible. Connecting with those resources will allow you to gain access to important medical services, including prenatal care, to help ensure a healthy pregnancy.

When I create an adoption plan, will I get to choose who is in the room with me during delivery?

One aspect of your adoption plan is the "Hospital Plan" an outline of how you'd like your hospital stay and delivery to go. You can craft this on your own or with the help of your adoption social worker. But everything is up to you. You’ll be able to choose who comes to the hospital with you, who is in the room with you during delivery, and how much time you’d like to spend with the baby before signing the final papers.

How much contact will I have with the adoptive family after I place my baby with them?

As part of your adoption plan, you'll determine whether or not you’d like to have an open or closed adoption or something in between. Open adoptions may include phone calls, messaging (via social media, email, or text), and/or periodic visits each year. Closed adoptions may include no contact at all or annual updates provided to the birth parent(s) by the adoptive family. Each post-adoption relationship is different and can vary based on what an expectant mother chooses in her adoption plan.

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Enjoying the Good Weather


Great view on a local walk. 

Ed Sheeran at Barclays


Maryanne went to see Ed Sheeran at the Barclays Center last night with a friend.

Sean & Matty


We went out to eat with Maryanne’s best friend and her son, Matty. 

Wedding Guests


We had a great time on Saturday at our friend Tom’s wedding.

Food Hall


We met up with some friends last week in the Chelsea Market food hall.



Hanging out with our niece, Emmy, on Passover.



Maryanne went to see an off-Broadway show with some friends over the weekend. Had a nice girls day!

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Cheering on the Hawkeyes!


Maryanne’s dad is from Iowa so her parents came over to watch the women’s NCAA championships today. 

Girls Night


Maryanne with some of her friends from high school. 

St. Patrick's Day Parade


Great weather yesterday for our neighborhood's annual St. Patrick's Day parade. 

Out and About in Brooklyn


Out for a walk in the neighborhood. Hoping it warms up soon!

California Trip


Maryanne recently went to visit a friend in California. Here's them hanging out on the beach in Malibu. 

Yarn Store


Maryanne had to pick up some sewing supplies at our neighborhood craft & yarn store this weekend.

Movie Night


Out at our local theater. 

Park Run


Sean running in the park by our home. 

Coffee Break


Hanging out at our favorite coffee shop.

Sean making waffles on Saturday morning


Our favorite lazy weekend treat. 

Meeting Maryanne’s Best Friend’s new Baby, Matty


So happy to meet the new addition!

Post-Holidays Dinner


Maryanne out to dinner with some friends.

Niece & Nephew Time


Sean hanging out with our nephew, Ryder, and niece, Emmy. 



Had fun ringing in the new year!

Happy Holidays!


We’re looking forward to a good 2024!

Annual Christmas Party


So thankful to celebrate Christmas every year with our Brooklyn friends.

Sean’s Birthday


Celebrated Sean’s birthday over the weekend with some brownie cake.

Decked Out for the Holidays


Merry Chrismukkah!

Best Friend’s Sprinkle


Maryanne helped throw a Baby Sprinkle for her bestfriend on Saturday. Getting excited to meet her babyboy!

Our Niece’s First Thanksgiving


Celebrating Thanksgiving with our niece, Emmy

Finished Product!


Sean holding up the blanket Maryanne’s been knitting this year.

Night Out in the City with Friends


Always fun to get dressed up and celebrate with friends.

Having Some Laughs with Old Friends


We love having friends over and catching up.

The Great Gatsby Musical


Maryanne got to check out a new Great Gatsby musical at a local theater last weekend with some friends. Great show!

Hanging Out with Maryanne’s High School Friends


Always happy to get together with Maryanne’s friends from high school. It’s so nice that so many of them live close by. 

Prospect Park Carousel


We had some friends visit over the weekend with their kids and it was a great excuse to ride the Prospect Park Carousel.

Sunday with Maryanne’s Goddaughter


We love when Maryanne’s goddaughter, Riley, comes to visit. 

Sightseeing with Maryanne's Family


Maryanne's aunt & uncle from Iowa are visiting for a few days. We spent the day sightseeing around around lower Manhattan. 

Walk by the Water


Went for a walk by the Long Island Sound. Enjoying the end of summer. 

Catching Up with Sean’s Friends


Got to hang out with some of Sean’s friends in Westchester last night.

Meeting Friend’s New Baby


We got to meet our friend Caitlin’s new baby, Jack, this weekend. Great memories! 

Our 4th Wedding Anniversary


We spent our 4th anniversary at a local restaurant in Brooklyn. Even got a bonus dessert! 

Labor Day in Connecticut


Sean in front of the inn we stayed at in Essex, Connecticut for Labor Day. Built in 1776! 

Flagler House Museum


Selfie after our tour of the Flagler House Museum in Palm Beach. 

Beach Day


Sean with his 2 best friends, Ben & Zach, in Florida. 

Friends in Florida


Visiting with Sean’s best friends down in Florida for the weekend.

With our nephew, Ryder


Got to spend time with our nephew, Ryder, this weekend at an event with Sean’s family. 

Maryanne out with some friends


We celebrated Maryanne’s friend Tom’s birthday this weekend in Queens.

Jonas Brothers Concert


Maryanne went to see the Jonas Brothers at Yankee Stadium last night with a friend.

Saturday Night in Queens


We took the train over to Queens on Saturday and met up with some friends at a BBQ place in Astoria.

Movie in the Park


Went to see a movie in the park near our apartment last night. Perfect weather for it!

Ferry Ride from the Movies


We went to the movies down by the Seaport in Manhattan this weekend and decided to take a ferry ride back to Brooklyn. Great views & great weather!

Seltzer Saturday


Maryanne and her friend Briana hanging out at a seltzer festival on the Brooklyn waterfront.

Sunday Afternoon


Always nice spending time with Maryanne’s goddaughter, Riley!

Back to the Future: The Musical


Maryanne went to see Back to the Future: The Musical on Broadway last night with a friend. Great show and fun night!

Friend’s Baby Shower


Got to spend yesterday afternoon at my friend Caitlin’s baby shower. So glad to have such great friends for (almost) 20 years!

Coney Island


Maryanne’s parents live 15 minutes from Coney Island so we decided to do a pitstop to the boardwalk before going to their house yesterday. A little rainy but still fun.

4th of July BBQ


This weekend we drove up to Sean's parents' house for a family 4th of July BBQ. Always happy to spend time with our nephew, Ryder!

Wedding Trip to Michigan


We traveled to Ann Arbor, MI this last weekend to attend our friend Steven’s wedding on a Christmas tree farm. So glad we were able to go and spend the weekend celebrating!

Meeting Our Niece!


Sean's sister had a baby last week and we got to meet baby Emmy over the weekend. So excited to have a niece!

Sunday Funday


We enjoyed the good weather on Sunday and rented a paddle boat at the park near our home. Can’t wait to do it again! 

10 years together!


We celebrated a decade of being together by going back to the restaurant where we had our first date in Manhattan. Time flies!

Two Swifties Out on the Town


We were lucky to be able to see Taylor Swift at Metlife Stadium over the weekend. Had so much fun singing along to all our favorite songs!

Dinner with our friend, Sam


Spent Saturday night with our friend, Samantha, who is visiting from California. 

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