If you've just found out you're pregnant and aren't quite ready to be a mom yet, the choice of adoption may have crossed your mind. You might be wondering, "why do women choose adoption for their baby? That seems like giving up, like giving her baby away!"
There are many reasons women look to adoption. It is a choice that is the right one for many women, but it is never an easy decision. Here are some reasons women have for choose adoption:
- Don’t have any money
- Not ready to be a mom
- Plans for college and career
- Desire for their child to have a two-parent household
- Difficult situations such as mental illness or a jail sentence
You can find out more about the choice of adoption by calling the National Adoption Hotline at 1-800-923-6602. Help is available 24/7!