If you are struggling with the question of whether or not to place your child for adoption, the following are a few questions to ask yourself to determine whether or not you are ready to raise a child.
Several terms related to the adoption process can be confusing. Here is a list of several terms that can be helpful in understanding the language associated with adoption.
There's no doubt you have a picture of the best home and family for your child. Adoption creates an opportunity to make that picture a reality, by providing you with an opportunity to select the family you want to give your baby. The following questions will help spark other important issues that may be important to you in creating the best home and family for your child.
Questions to Ask
- How long have you been married?
- What makes you marriage work?
- How many other children do you have, or plan to have?
Choosing an adoption agency or attorney is a task in which there are several opportunities. Therefore, below is a list of suggestions of some ideas for both birthmothers and adoptive parents in making your decision.
Questions frequently asked about adoption.
Adoption benefits everyone in the adoption triad. Many of these benefits are helpful to the birthmother and birthfather. Other benefits are directed at the child who is being placed for adoption and/or the adoptive parents. Adoption brings a positive ending to a challenging situation and benefits everyone involved.
As you look back over the years you can probably identify important, pivotal events in your life. These events may have been the result of choices you made or the decision someone else made for you. When facing an un-planned pregnancy, the decision is one that no one else should make for you.
When a women finds out she is pregnant, her life will never be the same again no matter what choice she makes. Take some time to let the initial shock settle. Start by confirming your pregnancy, having an ultrasound and meeting with a counselor to discuss your situation.
When you are pregnant it is important that you watch what you put into your body. Consumption of illegal drugs is not safe for the unborn baby or for the mother.
A urine test is a routine test used by your healthcare provider as part of your prenatal care. Although urine tests are used in screening for pregnancy, this article is discussing urine tests as part of your routine prenatal care.
How is a urine test performed?
Your healthcare provider will ask you to collect a small sample of clean, midstream urine in a sterile plastic cup. Chemically prepared testing strips are dipped into your sample of urine to screen for certain indicators. More in-depth analysis may be done by having your urine sample assessed by a laboratory.