If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy this may be the best option for you. This is especially true if you know you aren’t able to parent at this time and aren’t comfortable with the idea of abortion.
There have been many positive changes in adoption in the last 10 years. For example, the process is no longer a secret kept from children, in fact, most adoptive parents not only openly share about their child’s adoption they also include the birth mom in their lives.
Thankfully the changes in adoption have also been a great benefit to expectant/birth moms.
You’re in charge
One of the most important changes has been that, as the expectant mom/birth mom, you are the one actually in charge of the adoption process.
That means you are the one who gets to choose the family that will raise your child, and you can create a plan that says how much contact you want and how you want to be involved in your child’s life.
You can also rest assured that the family you pick has been through a very intense screening process, making sure that they have all the necessary qualifications to raise your child in a loving home.
Additionally, any potential family gets the appropriate training about your needs and what your adoptive journey will look like. This allows them to understand your decision and the loving act you are making for your child.
Get the help you need
During the process and beyond, you will get the support you need. From help with prenatal care while you are pregnant to counseling and support groups both during and after your pregnancy. There is also a network of other birth moms across the country, many on social media, who have traveled the same journey as you and now help other birth moms.
Adoption is not an easy decision, but sometimes it is the best, and most loving decision, for you and your child.
If you are thinking about adoption please contact us. We can give you all the info you need, explain your options without any extra pressure, and connect you with the best adoption organization to fit your plans.