If you are a woman or a couple considering adoption for your baby, it’s because you want to give your child the best life imaginable and now just isn’t the best time for you to parent – We, at Choice believe the expectant parent(s) should always be in the driver seat regarding decisions about their body, their pregnancy, their baby and their future. That is something we take very seriously.
Searching for parents to adopt and raise your child is overwhelming – without a doubt. No one ever said that making an adoption plan was easy. That would be a lie. But having an advocate through Choice, you will have free, confidential and nonjudgmental support in the decision making process from start to finish. We know that making an adoption plan can seem daunting, but our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you since simply growing a baby is hard enough as it is. Our website showcases all of our adoptive parent profiles where you can read more about each family’s lifestyle, their home and neighborhood, their desire to adopt and a clear picture of the type of life they would provide your child.
After reviewing a prospective adoptive parent profile online, you may find that you have additional questions about a specific adoptive family (or two or three) and want to know more. This is where you utilize your advocate to do a bit more investigating on your behalf. They will work with the Adoptive Family Advocate to get all of your questions answered. From reading each family’s profile book, you will have a good understanding of:
- Demographic details like their age, racial and cultural background, religion and more
- Where they live and what their home and neighborhood is like
- What their hobbies, interests and values are
- The number of other children they currently have or hope to have and much more
From our experience, once birth parents begin looking at waiting families online, one or two usually stick out. They may share your favorite movie or camping traditions, or maybe they grew up listening to hip hop or watching Disney movies…which seems similar to your childhood. Or maybe… you like them because they will be able to provide a very different experience to your child… whatever the reason you’re attracted to them is usually a sign that you may want to meet them. You can do that and we will be there to support you. You may hit the jackpot on your first meeting and just know they are the family for you, or you may want to meet another family to compare. Whatever you decide is supported by us. We want you to make a decision you are 100% confident about and will be really proud of moving forward.
Finding the right adoptive family for your baby is exciting, emotional, nerve-wracking and bittersweet – but most of all, when you meet the right couple/family it can be the reassurance you need that you are doing an amazing thing for your child. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions, comments, or concerns about finding the right family for your baby. Again, you are in the driver’s seat and we want to empower you to make the very best decision for you and your baby.