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A Family Member Wants to Adopt My Baby. Is It a Good Idea?

You’ve told everyone the news. You’re pregnant and have no idea what to do next. You’re doing your best to process the emotions, but there are all these unanswered questions… “Should I keep my baby [...]

November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

No Support For My Adoption Decision

Jenna found out that she’s pregnant and after much consideration, has decided to place her baby for adoption. She feels that she isn’t financially suitable to raise a child and she doesn’t feel ready to [...]

October 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

What Is Open Adoption?

According to Creating A Family (www.creatingafamily.org), closed domestic adoptions only make up 5% of adoptions that take place. 40% of adoptions are mediated and 55% of those adoptions are open. The percentage of adoption agencies [...]

October 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Questions To Ask Your Potential Adoptive Parents

So you’ve made the decision to place your baby for adoption. The next step is to work with an agency (like Birthmother’s Choice) to choose the adoptive parents. You want to be sure that you [...]

October 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Relieving Stress is Important, Even When You’re Pregnant

Deciding whether or not to place your baby for adoption is never an easy choice. It can bring added stress to the already stressful situation of discovering you are pregnant. Stress can affect your body, [...]

October 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Writing a Letter to My Birth Child

The open adoption process is both a blessing in disguise and one of the hardest parts of the birth mother's journey. Many mothers don’t know this is an option at first, and it leaves them [...]

September 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

OMG! I’m pregnant!

You tested positive! OMG! What now? What are my options if I’m not ready to parent? Is adoption right for me? If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and not ready to parent, you have options. Only you know what’s best for you and your baby.