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Emotions of Adoption

There are few things in life as challenging as placing a child for adoption. And, as a pregnant woman considering this path, you’re likely worried about the range of emotions you may experience during the adoption process and after placement. In fact, you may have experienced a few of them already.

While every case and birth mother is different, nearly every woman experiences some emotional side effects during and after placing a child for adoption. These feelings may ebb and flow, but it is important to be prepared for them when and if they arise.

In the articles below, learn more about the complex feelings many birth mothers experience when placing a child for adoption, the grief and loss process, how to cope with life after placement and much more.

Adoption Grief, Loss, and Other Feelings to Expect

Adoption Grief, Loss, and Other Feelings to Expect

If you’re pregnant and considering adoption, there’s a lot you have to think about. On top of worrying about the process of actually placing your child...

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How to Cope After “Giving a Baby Up” for Adoption

How to Cope After “Giving a Baby Up” for Adoption

Placing a child for adoption is one of the hardest decisions a woman will ever have to make in her lifetime. But what about what happens...

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Is it Hard to Place a Baby for Adoption?

Is it Hard to Place a Baby for Adoption?

If you’re just starting to look at your options for an unplanned pregnancy, you may be thinking that adoption is the best choice for you and...

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Is it Wrong to Put My Baby Up for Adoption?

Is it Wrong to Put My Baby Up for Adoption?

Placing a child up for adoption is one of the hardest decisions a woman will make in her adult life. But even if you know that...

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