Why Birth Mothers Choose Adoption
You are not alone. Many women have stood where you stand right now, reading these words, and looking for answers. Choosing adoption may seem terrifying. You may wonder, “What will my child think of me?”, “Will my child be loved as much with an adoptive family?”, “Will I be able to come to terms with placing my child for adoption?”. You may not know what you want to do. You have the option to raise your child, place them for adoption, or you may even be considering abortion.
Considering the many options available to you can be overwhelming. You may wonder if you are doing the right thing. This is a difficult decision and while your family, your adoption attorney, or adoption agency can help you, only you can know if it is right for you.
Many women choose adoption because they feel they are not emotionally prepared to raise a child. Abortion may be an unacceptable option for you, yet you are not ready to raise a child. For some, financial concerns are the problem. Many women are faced with raising a child on their own. Some simply feel they are not ready to be parents. Others want to provide a new family for those unable to have children. For whatever reason, they all feel that the best life for their child will be provided through adoption.
Many of these reasons lead to birth mothers choosing to place their child with an adoptive family. It is a difficult decision and yours alone. Adoptions are no longer an event in which you will never hear about your child again – semi-open adoptions and open adoptions will allow contact with the adoptive family to the degree that you choose.
How can I know it will be ok?
There are many safeguards ensuring that your child finds the way to their best family life. If you look at information about home studies, you will find that adoptive families are researched, interviewed, and thoroughly studied in order to be certain that they are the appropriate choice for this new life.
Remember, our office is here to help give your child the best start in life. If this is the right choice for you, we want to help.
"We thank you, David, for being so supportive through it all, and especially for helping us find each other."
John and Catherine
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