10 Ways Adoption in Nevada Positively Impacts Birth Mothers
Although pursuing adoption is not a decision you should make lightly, there are so many ways the adoption process in Nevada positively impacts birth mothers. As part of making an informed decision as a pregnant woman considering her options, you will need to weigh these benefits against the costs so you can be confident in your final choice. That’s why Adoption Choices of Nevada is providing you with this list of ways adoption in Nevada positively impacts birth mothers. You can discuss these and other benefits of adoption in greater detail with one of our birth counselors when you reach out to us.
- Placing a Baby for Adoption Provides You with Relief
When you choose adoption, you can be relieved that your baby will be thriving in a safe, supportive environment with loving adoptive parents who you carefully selected. If it’s important to you that two parents raise the child, adoption is a way to achieve that if you do not want to be a single mother.
- Adoption Ensures Your Child’s Needs are Met
Raising a child while you are facing any economic hardships can be difficult to navigate and keep up with. By choosing adoption, you know the adoptive family is taking care of your child’s needs, and you don’t have to worry about whether you are doing enough to make sure that he or she is fed, clothed, and safe.
- You Avoid Expenses of Parenthood When You Give Up a Baby for Adoption
The financial burden of parenthood can exacerbate any economic hardships you may already face and make it more difficult to maintain a decent quality of life for you and the child. When you place your baby for adoption in Nevada, you eliminate all the costs of parenthood and the instability they can bring to your life and the child’s life.
- You Can Prioritize Your Education after Placing a Baby for Adoption
Pursuing an education can open up so many doors to you, but raising a child while being a student can make it more difficult to take advantage of those opportunities. Placing your baby for adoption allows you to stay focused on your studies so you can keep those doors open and have a better future.
- You Can Progress in Your Career after Putting Up a Baby for Adoption
Just as adoption allows you to stay in school without having to worry about caring for your child, adoption also gives you the freedom to establish your career and gain some financial stability. You don’t have to sacrifice or put off pursuing your passion when you place your baby for adoption.
- Adoption Gives You Time if You’re Not Ready to be a Mother
Even if you are able to bear the costs of parenthood, you still might not be emotionally ready to be a mother. Perhaps you want to have a stable relationship with a partner first before committing to parenthood. These are completely valid reasons to pursue adoption, and they do not make your choice any less selfless.
- Adoption Facilitates Self-Improvement
Whether you decide to go back to school, move forward with your career, take care of your emotional health, or wait to settle down with a partner, adoption ensures that you can focus on your needs first. When you are able to prioritize meeting your needs, especially if you are young, you put yourself in a better position to meet others’ needs later on.
- Putting Up a Baby for Adoption Proves Your Resilience
No matter how confident you are in your choice to pursue adoption, it is still a difficult process to go through. However, time will allow you to heal and move on with your life. You will still encounter grief now and then, but you will also have plenty of good days that bring you a sense of normalcy back into your life. Even during the more difficult parts of your recovery, you can find some peace of mind knowing that the baby you placed for adoption is cared for and has the opportunities necessary to meet his or her potential.
- Adoption Offers Opportunities for Reunification
If you have chosen open or semi-open adoption, you will have opportunities to see and hear from your birth child after placement. The hope of reconnecting with the child you placed for adoption can give you something to look forward to, so you can witness for yourself the fruits of your loving choice.
- Placing a Baby for Adoption Frees You from Guilt
When you choose adoption, you do so, knowing it will yield the best outcomes for you and your birth child. It’s natural to wonder about the what if’s from time to time, had you pursued parenthood. However, if you would have struggled as a woman not yet ready to be a mother, parenthood may have facilitated feelings of resentment toward your child. Perhaps you would feel guilty about not being able to offer the best for your child. Even though choosing adoption is not an easy decision to make, you will not have to have these feelings weighing down on you and straining your relationship with your child.
How Will You Benefit from Adoption as a Birth Mother?
When you begin your adoption journey, you may feel uncertain and anxious about what lies ahead for you and your baby. Though it’s not an easy task to take on, you can be assured that there is so much to gain in the short and long run. After experiencing these and other benefits of adoption, you can look back on your decision without regret. If you’re ready to explore the ways that adoption can help you, contact Adoption Choices of Nevada today!
Adoption Choices of Nevada has been providing adoption and surrogacy services across Nevada since 2012. You can also call us to speak to someone now. Contact Us 24/7: 855-940-4673 (Toll-Free) | 702-474-4673 (Las Vegas) | 775-825-4673 (Reno) | 775-738-4673 (Elko) | 775-884-4673 (Carson City).
Meet the Author: Mary DeStefano is an Ohio native currently living in northern Virginia and works in the litigation consulting industry where she has experience in antitrust, product liability, and mass torts matters. She holds a B.A. in Economics (‘15) and an M.A. in Applied Economics (‘16) from the University of Cincinnati.
Mary is passionate about empowering and supporting those involved in the adoption and surrogacy processes. She finds great meaning in wielding the written word to develop impactful narratives and to help people stay informed. In her spare time, Mary can be found beachcombing and going on other adventures with her dog along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. She also has an affinity for antiquing and loves a good 80’s movie marathon.