Adoption has the potential to be a life-affirming choice for everyone involved. A woman can gain great peace of mind knowing she has kept her future intact and has provided a future for her child.
Today’s adoption looks much different than in the past. The needs of the pregnant woman are given top priority in the adoption process. It is important to remember that she may explore the option of adoption without committing to an adoption plan.
If you are considering adoption, you will be given the opportunity to choose and open, closed, or semi-open adoption. Depending on which you choose, you may:
In addition, expenses related to your pregnancy are covered.
Women who choose adoption do so out of great love for their child. They want the very best for the child and may not be able to provide the emotional or financial stability that a child needs.
You may wonder what would happen if there is a chance your child could have birth defects due to drug and/or alcohol use…your doctor may be able to assess whether your child is experiencing any negative effects of drug or alcohol abuse. There are hundreds of couples willing to adopt children with special needs of all kinds, whether they are drug-related or not.
Will you be sad about this decision for the rest of your life? While you will never forget about your child, or the decision you made to place your child in adoption, your feelings about the adoption will change as you go through the healing process. There may be sadness in your heart about not having your child with you, but you will find yourself being comforted knowing that your child is being well taken care of, and that you did what was best for yourself and your child.
Remember, you can give your child something no one else can …….life!! The greatest gift of all!
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