Have you discovered you are unexpectedly pregnant and considering your options? If you don’t want to have another abortion, you have two options: making an adoption plan or parenting. Take a closer look at both of these choices.
Making An Adoption Plan
Like all of your options, choosing adoption isn’t an easy decision. Many women from all walks of life have made this difficult choice before you.
It is possible to have other parents raise your child and still be their mother. As the birth mother, you are in control of the process. You can choose the couple who will parent your child and determine the lifestyle you want them to have.
Types of Adoption
As the birth mother, you select the right plan for you and your child.
Open adoption allows for regular contact with your child. You communicate with the adoptive couple you have chosen through texts, phone calls, emails, or possibly personal visits.
If you want to remain anonymous, you make a closed adoption plan. The adoption specialist you work with chooses the adoptive couple for you based on your requirements.
Making a semi-open adoption plan allows you to communicate with the adoptive couple while remaining private. All communication goes through your adoption specialist.
The first question women ask is, “Can I really be a parent?” Believe it or not, the answer to the question is “Yes!” Parenting requires perseverance, but there is an incredible amount of help available if you decide to parent.
Parenting looks different for every person. Consider asking yourself these questions:
- Will I have the support of my parents, partner, or another person?
- Are there systems in place to help me afford to parent?
- Can I continue my education or career if I choose to parent?
- Do I have the emotional and physical stamina for parenthood?
Even if your parents or partner decide not to support you, there are many who will.
How We Can Help You
All of our services are completely free and confidential. We are here to serve you and help you decide between making an adoption plan or parenting your child.
Schedule an appointment with us today to talk and learn more about adoption and parenting.