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What If My Baby's Father Is Against Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 28, 2020

So you’ve told your baby’s father that you’re pregnant, and he seems disinterested in your situation. You tell him that you're considering adoption, and he gets upset. He is clear that he does not want to raise the baby, and he does not want to provide you with financial support. What are you supposed to do?

It feels unfair that the vast majority of the burden of pregnancy and making decisions for a growing child fall onto your shoulders. The baby’s father can essentially walk away at any time, and you could be stuck trying to make ends meet while also raising a baby. So, what should you do if the father of your child is unwilling to step up in any way? An adoption professional is the key to helping you understand your options.

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