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What Birth Mothers can Expect in the Hospital during the Coronavirus

In light of the current coronavirus outbreak, there is no doubt that concerns and worries are circulating regarding what to expect during labor and delivery. News reports have been coming in quick succession, and information seems to change depending on the outlet information is garnered from. This makes it challenging to know what to believe and which sources to trust. We understand. As a full-service adoption agency, Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Reno promises to keep you as updated as we can. Our very own Amanda Travers, Director of Social Services and Birth Parent Programs, is here to impart her…

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For Birth Mothers: Top 30 Questions to Ask Adoptive Parents

As a birth mother, you’re in charge of hand-picking your child’s adoptive parents. You go through the various profile books of potential families, but there’s a downside the viewing them virtually – the emotional aspect is lacking. Prospective adoptive parents can sound lovely on paper, but, when it comes to figuring out who they truly are, you need to hear from them in-person. If there is an option to meet prospective adoptive parents before placement, you should come prepared with questions. You’re interviewing them, after all. The goal is to find a family you feel comfortable around and who is…

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Birth Mother Expenses and Your Adoption Journey

Whether you’re late in your pregnancy or still early on, you’ve decided that placing your baby for adoption is the right choice for both of you. While you’re not in a position to parent your child, you want him or her to have the best possible chance at life. After researching various adoption agencies in your area, you’ve chosen us, and we couldn’t be happier to help you throughout your adoption journey! Rest assured, you’re in good hands. At Adoption Choices of Nevada, we promise to support you every step of the way. Whatever questions or worries you have, you’re…

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Safe Exercises During Your Unplanned Pregnancy

Getting up and moving is one of the best things you can do while pregnant. It keeps your body and mind happy and healthy while also reducing pesky pregnancy problems, such as constipation and back aches. With exercise, your chances of having a complication-free birthing experience are high – as uncomplicated as giving birth can be, anyways. But it’s important that you remain safe and healthy when engaging in physical activity while pregnant. That’s why Adoption Choices of Nevada compiled this list of approved exercises! We separated them into two different categories – low and high intensity. Please keep in…

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Are You Facing an Unplanned Pregnancy? You Have Options!

Life seems challenging right now. Being pregnant is the last thing you expected in your situation, and you’re at a loss for what to do. Worries plague your mind, and emotions overwhelm you. Am I going to survive this? Who do I go to for help? What are my next steps? You’re not alone! Adoption Choices of Nevada knows that this isn’t what you imagined, what you envisioned for your child. But life doesn’t always go as planned. You’re not the first woman to face an unplanned pregnancy, and you certainly won’t be the last. Let us help you navigate…

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5 Positive Impacts on Birth Mothers during Adoptions

There are probably a million and one thoughts running through your head right now. Together, let’s take a moment to breathe. To talk about you. We know that you haven’t made these actions a priority. However, you are a part of the beautiful equation that is adoption. Without you, well, adoption really wouldn’t exist. The process of adoption isn’t just about the adoptee or the adoptive parents, even though they are important parts, too. But, how will adoption affect you? Will it have a positive impact on your life or a negative one? Here at Adoption Choices of Nevada, we…

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Post Placement Gift Ideas for Your Child’s Birth Mother

Your child’s birth mother will always hold a special place in your heart. Through her decision to place her baby for adoption, she has given you the gift of parenthood. Her choice has changed your entire world in the very best way. Conveying your gratitude for her is difficult because, in truth, there are no words to describe how thankful you are for her. And even still, a gift for her may still not feel like enough. But giving your child’s birth mother a personalized gift after placement is more than just showing her your gratitude. It is a gesture…

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Birth to Placement: Coping as a Birth Mother

Giving birth is an intense and emotional experience for every mother, but quite especially for a birth mother. The days after are even more difficult. The birth experience of a birth mom is quite unique and the process of coping afterwards is very challenging. The grieving process is a normal, yet infrequently mentioned, part of adoption. Every birth mother, no matter if they are completely certain and enthusiastic about their decision, will experience a similar grief. Dealing with that grief will take time and support. The Hospital: From Birth to Placement As the birth mother, you have control during the…