Have you ever heard of the phrase, “giving a baby up for adoption”? While there isn’t any negative connotation to it, this phrase isn’t the best way to describe the adoption process. When placing a child for adoption, you aren’t giving him or her up.
Rather, you are giving the child an opportunity for life. Despite what others may think or say, birth mothers are brave and selfless women by making the decision to give their child to a hopeful couple.
This is far from ever being anything similar to giving up. Adoption is so many things – it’s beautiful, emotional, and challenging. It isn’t a process for the faint of heart, as it will change your life forever. Here are three ways of placing your child up for adoption will change your life as a birth parent.