What Birth Mothers in Colorado Want You to Know About Adoption

Birth mothers come from all walks of life. They are strong and resilient women who choose a better life for their child. Adoption is a rewarding but, at times, challenging journey that comes with many unknowns. Adoption Choices of Colorado is here to share some advice from those who have been on this adoption journey before. Without further ado, here is what birth mothers in Colorado want you to know about adoption.

If you need adoption help now, please call or text us at 303-670-4673 (HOPE) or visit us at Adoption Choices of Colorado.

1 – It is Important to Have Support During the Adoption Process

Adoption is a journey that does not come without its challenges. You must develop a strong support system that will help you as you go through adoption. You can find support through friends or family. Even just calling them on the phone or chatting over zoom can be a great way to feel like you are not alone in the process.

You should also find a good adoption agency in Colorado that will support you when making your adoption plan. An agency like Adoption Choices of Colorado will guide you through the adoption process while also giving you the freedom to make your own decisions. You should never feel pressured to pick a certain type of adoption or choose a specific family for your child. You should feel supported and guided by your Colorado adoption agency every step of the way.

2 – You are a Family’s Hero

As a birth mother who is considering placing their child up for adoption, you have probably already experienced some form of judgment on your current situation as a mother who is not able to raise her child.

Know that you are a hero who can put your child’s needs above your own. You are choosing to carry out a pregnancy and face many unknowns so that your child can have a good life. You are not a selfish, irresponsible woman. You are a hero that is planning for your child’s future.

Know that the adoptive family who raises your child will see you as a hero too. After all, for whatever reason, they have turned to adoption to help begin or grow their family. You and your child will help make their dream of a family come true.

3 – You Will Always Be Connected to Your Child in Some Way

Depending on the type of adoption you choose, your contact with your child in the future will vary. If you choose an open or semi-open adoption, you will be able to have some form of communication with your child or even meet your child one day. If you choose a closed adoption, you will not have contact with your child in the future.

Know that whatever adoption type you choose, you will always have a connection with your child. You gave your baby life, and you gave your baby a future. A birth mother’s decision to choose adoption for her child sparks the creation of a beautiful family that connects people from different walks of life. Your love creates a strong connection between you and your child that can never be broken.

What Birth Mothers in Colorado Want You to Know About Adoption

Birth mothers, you are heroes. You are selfless, loving women who can put your child’s needs first and give them a better life. The world may not always recognize the value of your decision, but fellow birth mothers and adoptive parents will always see you as what you are: a hero. I hope that you feel supported and guided throughout your journey so that you know that you made the best decision for your child and your future.

Know that by choosing adoption for your child, you have started their adoption family story. Your child has a future because of you, and you will always be connected to your child because of this.

Are you ready to learn more about what adoption can mean for you and your child?

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.

Hunter Frederick is a graduate of Siena College with a degree in English and a Theatre Certificate. She is the co-author of the virtual reality play, Paneless, along with the play, the Little Vagabond, based on William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience. She is also the co-author of a historical play, Yours, for the Oppressed, based on the lives of Albany Abolitionists, Harriet and Stephen Myers, who toured Underground Railroad Sites of New York State. 

In her free time, you can find Hunter cooking in the kitchen while listening to Musical Theatre songs.

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