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April 4, 2022

An Adoption Plan Filled With Hope and Love

Is this a thought you’ve had?    “I can’t consider adoption – that feels like abandonment, like giving my baby away.”   Finding yourself in an unplanned pregnancy can feel very out of control. Without accurate information on what adoption looks like today, the option of adoption can feel scary […]

Is Adoption the Right Choice for You?

Is this statement true for you? “I was never given information about adoption as an option during my pregnancy”. Sometimes medical professionals and crisis counselors do not bring up adoption as an option because they assume their patients and clients are not interested. Pregnant women often report they don’t consider […]

Addressing Concerns of Regret

Can you relate to this statement? “I was fearful that I would regret making an adoption plan so I didn’t really consider it.” This concern for regret is real, and not uncommon when you make difficult life decisions. Making a plan to place your child for adoption is one of […]

March 11, 2022

I’m Not Ready to be a Mom

Is this your experience? “I feel pressure to parent from everyone around me, but I just am not ready to be a mom.” Families and friends impact the decisions we make all the time. Many pregnant women feel enormous pressure to parent because of their families or cultural beliefs. However, […]