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By Adoption Choices of Nevada

Adoption During The Holidays: A Time For Joy or Grief? 

By Alexis Watson When you think about Christmas, you might think about the screams of excitement from children as they open their gifts. For some birth mothers, this time of excitement could also be a time of affliction and sorrow.  Deciding on adoption for your unplanned pregnancy during the holidays can unmask a range of emotions, fears, and questions. Some birth mothers may experience intense feelings of guilt, mourning, and shame as they grapple with their decisions. Some may become withdrawn and begin to isolate. All of these responses are normal. It is imperative that birth parents identify these reactions…