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All About Birth Parents: The Path to Choosing Adoption

By Erin McKenna Often, parents facing an unplanned pregnancy who are considering placing a baby for adoption are perceived a certain way. For people who have never been in this position, it can be hard to imagine what being a birth parent considering the adoption process is like. If you find yourself in these shoes, it can be hard to reconcile society’s perception with your actual situation. Unfortunately, there is still significant stigma and misinformation surrounding birth parents who choose adoption. The good news is Adoption Choices of Nevada is here to combat these negative stereotypes. There are so many…

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Unplanned Pregnancy Options in Reno

By Erin McKenna  Facing an unplanned pregnancy is often a scary, overwhelming experience. Fortunately, you don’t have to face this new life experience alone. If you have discovered that you’re pregnant unexpectedly in Nevada, you have options and resources available to you. Adoption Choices of Nevada is here to support you whether you decide to pursue adoption or not. We’re experts on the Nevada adoption process but know that adoption is one of many choices you have right now. Our adoption counselors are here to provide you with the tools to make the right choice for your future. Read on…

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What Are My Options For an Unplanned Teen Pregnancy in Nevada?

By Erin McKenna  Facing an unplanned pregnancy as a teenager is often overwhelming. If you’re a teenager and you’ve discovered you’re pregnant, it’s completely understandable to feel afraid or uncertain about the future. You have some important decisions to make. The good news is you don’t have to make them on your own. Birth parents who choose adoption in Nevada, no matter their age, have options—and rights. Know that you have nothing to be ashamed of. No matter what circumstance led to your pregnancy, Adoption Choices of Nevada is here to help and support you.  Adoption Agencies that Advocate for…

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How and When Can I Start The Adoption Process In Reno?

By Erin McKenna  If you are dealing with an unplanned pregnancy in Nevada, you have many choices available to you. One of these choices is the adoption process. This process can feel overwhelming or impossible to navigate. The good news is you don’t have to go through it alone. At Adoption Choices of Nevada, we are experts in the Nevada adoption process, including Nevada adoption laws and expectations. Meet with an adoption counselor today and begin your adoption journey. When and How to Contact an Adoption Counselor You can contact us at any stage of your pregnancy. Whether you’ve just discovered you’re pregnant or you just gave…

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Benefits of Counseling After Adoption in Nevada

By Erin McKenna  If you have recently given a child up for adoption in Nevada and find yourself in need of support, you are not alone. It is perfectly normal and expected for birth parents to deal with a wide variety of complex emotions after giving a baby up for adoption. You may find yourself grieving or depressed. You might be struggling to adjust to life after the adoption process. Maybe you are struggling to reconcile society’s expectations of how you should feel and how you actually feel. Whatever you’re working through, know that you don’t have to work through…

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My Nevada Adoption Wasn’t What I Expected— What Now?

By Erin McKenna  If you’ve just given a baby up for adoption in Nevada and it wasn’t what you expected, you’re not alone. Society places a lot of pressure and expectations on birth parents who have chosen the adoption process. You may feel like you should be feeling grief, regret, or guilt about your decision. Whether those expectations match your reality or not, navigating your emotions after adoption can be challenging. There is no “wrong” way to experience adoption—and if you don’t feel bad, there’s nothing “wrong” with you. Adoption Choices of Nevada is here for you as you process…

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Life After Adoption in Nevada: Birth Parent Support Groups

By Erin McKenna  The choice to give a baby up for adoption can be a wonderful, positive experience for many. It is often the best and safest choice when facing an unplanned pregnancy. However it is not uncommon to experience a heavy emotional toll during the adoption process. Feeling anxiety during your pregnancy, both about your health and the best choice for your future, is expected. After giving birth, you may feel differently about giving your baby up for adoption than you did before. You could be at risk for Postpartum Depression or experiencing grief for your child. There is…

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Emotional Responses to the Adoption Process: Resources In Reno

By Erin McKenna  The stigma surrounding the adoption process is not as severe as it once was. Now more than ever birth mothers seeking to choose adoption in Nevada have access to a wide variety of support. However, widespread acceptance does not necessarily eliminate the experience of grief or depression for many birth parents. If you’re pregnant and considering adoption but are afraid of the toll it may take on your mental health, read on. Adoption Choices of Nevada is here to support you through 100% of your adoption journey. There is no shame in reaching out for help, no…