Today, we address a question from a hopeful adoptive mom who is concerned that she won't have support from her family during the adoption journey:
"My husband and I are so excited to adopt! We've always known that we wanted to adopt a baby. But, our parents and grandparents don't seem to understand why we'd want an open adoption.
Yesterday, my dad asked me why we want the birth family to remain in our lives. And my grandma has made it clear that she looks down on birth mothers; she doesn't think they should be able to choose their baby's parents.
How can we get the support of our families during the adoption process? I'm worried about the impact that their negative views of open adoption will have on our future child!"Read More