Unplanned Pregnancy Options in Colorado: Choosing Adoption
If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy, you may feel scared, overwhelmed, and uncertain about the future. Researching your options is an excellent start toward taking control of your situation and making the best possible plan for yourself and your baby. In Colorado, adoption is a great solution to find unplanned pregnancy options that allow you to continue to work toward your life goals while providing a stable, loving environment for your child. Adoption Choices of Colorado can help you understand your adoption options more thoroughly.
What if a Baby Doesn’t Fit into Your Future Plans?
It’s okay to decide you aren’t ready or able to parent your child. Maybe you’re a pregnant teen and don’t have the support network in place to help you raise a child. Maybe you’re a career-focused adult. Some women aren’t able to parent their child for financial reasons; others plan to have children later when they’re married, and their careers are established. Still, others do not want to raise a child at all or maybe have already raised their children.
There are many reasons why an expectant mother may be exploring adoption options. You do not have to explain your reasons for not wanting to or being unable to parent your child. Regardless of your reasons, choosing adoption gives your child the opportunity for a happy life with someone who desperately wants to be a parent.
Adoption is the Option that Allows You to be in Control
Choosing adoption allows you to take control of your situation. Your pregnancy is no longer a thing that’s happening to you. By choosing adoption, you’re putting a plan in place that you are directing. Adoption Choices of Colorado provides a team of adoption professionals who will help you understand your choices and choose the adoption plan that meets your needs and fits into the life you envision for yourself and your baby. You will have the option to choose the adoptive family that will raise your child and how much, if any, contact you want to maintain with them as your child grows.
Giving Your Baby Up for Adoption is a Loving Choice
Some expectant mothers wonder if placing their child for adoption means they don’t love their child enough. In reality, the opposite is true. Knowing another family can provide a better environment for your child to grow up in, then choosing the perfect family to adopt your child is among the most loving and self-sacrificing decisions a birth mother could make. At Adoption Choices of Colorado, we honor the unconditional love birth mothers show their children by placing them for adoption. Most adoptees express a deep appreciation for the sacrifice their birth mothers made and acknowledgment of the unconditional love their birth mothers must feel to have made such a choice.
Open Adoption Allows you to See your Child Thriving
Adoption Choices of Colorado offers several different kinds of adoption plans. Our caseworkers will help you decide the plan that is best for you and your baby. Most adoptions in Colorado today are some kind of open adoption. In an open adoption, you, as the birth mother, not only choose the family who will raise your child but you can, if you want to, establish a relationship with that family yourself. How much contact you will maintain with your child as he or she grows is a decision you and the adoptive family can make together. But with an open adoption, you maintain at least some contact, allowing you to see your child grow and thrive. For many birth mothers, seeing their child grow up and knowing that they are safe is one of the major reasons to place a baby for adoption.
Open adoption also provides you the opportunity to explain your decision-making to your child. Adoptees often wonder why their birth mothers chose to place them for adoption. While adoptive parents try their best to answer these questions lovingly and positively, it’s beneficial to the adoptee and everyone in the adoption triad when the birth mother can directly answer those questions from her child.
Adoption is a Heroic Choice
For you, parenting your child might be difficult or even impossible. For people desperately wanting to become parents, it’s a dream come true. Adoptive parents choose adoption for many reasons. One common reason for people to choose to become adoptive parents is that after struggling with the heartbreak of infertility, they realize adoption might be their best option for parenthood. Adoption is a popular option among same-sex couples for becoming parents as well. To people in these kinds of circumstances, birth mothers who choose adoption are heroes. Providing a childless couple or person who dreams of parenthood a path to realizing their dream is an incredible gift.
Both in the Long Term and in the Short Term, the Adoption Option Benefits Birth Mothers.
When you contact our adoption agency in Colorado, your caseworker starts working for you. At Adoption Choices of Colorado, we help you find medical care for yourself and your baby. Often, even some of your living expenses can be covered by the adoptive family. Our adoption professionals can help you find the resources you need while you’re pregnant.
Additionally, we provide a support network of counselors and other adoption professionals to help you understand the adoption process in Colorado. We can show you how it all works and what options work best for you. We do full background checks to vet potential adoptive families and can help you choose the right family for your baby.
Post-placement, we help you get back on your feet and process the feelings of grief and loss you may experience. Depending on the type of adoption plan you choose, we may help facilitate your future communication with your child’s adoptive family. Usually, birth mothers who choose open adoption plans find closure more easily than with other options. But sometimes, closed adoption is the best choice for you and your baby. That’s why Adoption Choices of Colorado continues to offer many types of adoption plans.
If you’re considering adoption as part of your unplanned pregnancy options, contact us at Adoption Choices of Colorado to begin the conversation. We are here to answer your questions and provide guidance throughout the adoption process.
If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy and want to learn more about your adoption options, contact Adoption Choices of Colorado by email, phone, or text: Email Us, Text us: 720-371-1099, Call us: 303-670-4673 (HOPE). If you are hoping to adopt, please contact us here.
Meet the Author: After graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in Education, majoring in English and Social Sciences, Brianne Davis has spent her adult life as an educator; first in the public schools, later through martial arts. Her ability to convey difficult concepts, navigate varied learning styles, and always keep it interesting defined her reputation as an impactful instructor. Many of her early published blogs centered on the goal of helping other instructors effectively teach children for whom learning is a struggle. Once an empty nester, she committed to sitting in traffic less and writing more. With those goals in mind, she, along with her husband and dogs, packed up, sold their family home and moved to the banks of the Columbia River in Central Washington’s wine country, where the pace of life is slower and the sun shines brighter. Realizing in our modern age, more of us turn to the internet for information than ever before, Brianne, now dedicates her time to educating others through blog writing.
As a life-long information junkie, Brianne enjoys taking deep dives into new topics, then condensing them in an interesting way to convey valuable information in a relatively short amount of space. Once her career, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and mixed martial arts remain hobbies, along with boating, reading, and traveling.