As a birth mother, you shouldn’t have to walk through the adoption process alone. There are a lot of different decisions, challenges, and questions you will encounter along the way. It’s important to utilize the resources that are available for you so that you can have the best possible support as you make an adoption plan.
When you decide to make an adoption plan, you might face a lot of difficult emotions that you haven’t experienced before. It can be uncomfortable to talk through your feelings at first, but it is one of the best things you can do during this process. Our team offers one-on-one counseling support for ??pregnancy, post-partum, and for years to come. These are big life moments, and they are important to talk through. We want every birth mother to know that her future is bright, and she has so much ahead of her.
A lot of women who are unexpectedly pregnant are worried about the costs that come with having a child. It’s a normal concern to have, but it’s also important to know that you do have options. If you don’t feel financially ready to raise a child, adoption might be the right choice for you. Many adoption agencies like Shepherd Care help set up financial assistance for birth mothers so that they don’t have to worry about the medical bills. You won’t be alone in finding a provider, scheduling appointments, or finding transportation to and from care. As a birth mother, you deserve all of the support you need to make sure that you can make the best decisions for both you and your unborn child.
Connect With Other Birth Mothers
Most birth mothers find it helpful to connect with other women who are currently or have been in their shoes in the past. The adoption process can often feel lonely, and it’s important to have the right support as you process the different decisions and emotions that come with it. Most adoption agencies can connect you with a woman who was in a similar circumstance as you in the past. Talking with her and hearing her experiences can be helpful as you wrestle with all of the different decisions that come with making an adoption plan. You can read stories from previous birth mothers here.
If you’d like to learn more about available resources for birth mothers, contact our team. We are here to help you find the best path forward for both you and your unborn child, and we want you to know that you don’t have to walk through any of this alone.