The Benefits of Open Adoption When Giving a Baby Up for Adoption at Birth
I am considering giving my baby up for adoption at birth. At first, I thought of parenting, but then I realized that raising a child needs lots of attention, work, and money. It took me a while to decide to place my child for adoption. As a mother, I want to stay in contact with the family that adopts my baby and get updates from them. Is there any adoption organization in Florida that can help me to put my child up for open adoption at birth?
As a local, trusted, licensed adoption law firm in Florida, we have guided many women like you. A mother can place her child for adoption even after she has given birth. It is never too late to make an open adoption plan. It might not seem very clear to you now, but once you discuss it with us, you’ll be able to understand the process.
The child is the main focus in open adoption; all decisions are made to make sure they have the best life possible. Talking to us does not obligate you to choose adoption. It empowers you to make the best decision for you and your child.
Pros of Choosing Open Adoption while Placing Your Child for Adoption at Birth
Bigger Circle of Family and Support
In an open adoption, the child will get more love and support from both families. As a mother, you may have some long-cherished dream for your child that you can share with the adoptive parents. You and the family can use Adoptswap to exchange pictures and other information about the baby.
Availability of Medical Information
Many adoptees do not have access to basic information related to mental, physical, and emotional health issues in their biological family. Adoptive families need to know their baby’s medical history so they can be ready if the baby ever has any health issues. In an open adoption, the adoptee and family get the chance to learn about important health information.
Secure Identity of the Child
Many adoptees have faced identity crises in their lives. If you trace their journey, you can see that most of them have not been a part of open adoption plans. This may look different for each person. With open adoption, children know their family history. They know who their parents are. They never feel unwanted in their lives.
Adoptees in an open adoption get to maintain a sense of normalcy. Slowly, they understand how they came into the world and why their mother made a choice to put them up for adoption. They do not feel out of place when they understand their story from the beginning.
Birth moms in open adoptions usually have an easier time dealing with their emotions than in closed adoptions. Choosing an open adoption can give them peace of mind that their baby will be safe, healthy, and loved by their chosen adoptive parents.
Are you considering placing your child for adoption? Not sure what to do next? Contact The Law Office of Berkowitz & White PLLC for more information.