put/give the baby up for adoption


: to make it possible for other people to adopt one's baby

Examples of put/give the baby up for adoption in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like the women who had lived in the maternity home, Emma could carry her pregnancy to term and then give the baby up for adoption. Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker, 11 Oct. 2021 Justice Amy Coney Barrett, a Trump appointee, said pregnant women who didn’t want to raise a young child could put the baby up for adoption. Laura Blasey, Los Angeles Times, 2 Dec. 2021

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“Put/give the baby up for adoption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%2Fgive%20the%20baby%20up%20for%20adoption. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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