Home » Pregnant? » Emotions of Adoption Emotions of Adoption Placing a child for adoption is one of the most life-changing decisions you will ever make. 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, get more information 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. You can also contact an adoption specialist at any time that would be more than happy to help.