You may notice we use the phrase “give baby up for adoption” throughout our website. We do recognize this phrase is not considered adoption friendly. While positive adoption language is very important to us, we still use the term “give baby up for adoption” throughout our website in order to connect with those expectant mothers who may be unaware of the negative connotations of the phrase.
When we communicate with expectant mothers, we use adoption-friendly phrases, like “create an adoption plan,” or “place your baby for adoption.” We make sure each expectant mother who works with us understands that when a woman “gives her baby up for adoption,” she is NOT giving up an unloved or unwanted child. When a woman chooses adoption, she is doing one of the most loving, brave, and selfless things possible. She is recognizing her current situation and actively choosing to give her baby a better life. That difficult choice can only come from the deepest love for her baby.
Feel free to explore the articles below to learn more about “giving a baby up for adoption.” If you’d like more information or would like to speak to one of our birthmother coordinators, please call or text us anytime, day or night, at 815-307-5837 or complete our free information form.
There are countless reasons why expectant mothers choose to give their babies up for adoption.Keep reading »
The adoption process can be very emotional for birthmothers. Even if they’re sure their decision to give their baby up for adoption was the right choice, they’re still likely to experience intense feelings of grief, doubt, denial, or guilt.Keep reading »