Adoption is more than just choosing life for your baby. It becomes a quality of life decision for you and your child.

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Adoption

Questions to ask yourself when considering adoption:

  • What are the potential benefits I see related to adoption for my child and me?
  • Would an adoption plan allow for me to pursue the personal goals that I had set for myself?
  • What support would I have if I made an adoption plan?
  • What do I think about adoption as a possible option?
  • What is my greatest fear(s) related to adoption for me? For my child? Where does this fear come from?

Parenting

Questions to ask yourself when considering parenting:

  • What do I think about being a parent at this stage of my life?
  • What support would I have if I made a parenting plan (financial, babysitting, place to live, planning for my future, etc.)?
  • At this stage in my life would I be able to parent my child without any support?
  • Am I willing to have a lifetime commitment with my child’s father?
  • Am I ready for the responsibilities of parenting (emotional, financial, etc.)?

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