Here are some options that can help you make a decision.
Are you Indeed Pregnant?
Silly as it may sound, but it is often found that women misread their body and hastily infer that they are pregnant and end up getting emotionally hyper. So first verify that you are actually pregnant. The home pregnancy tests are accurate today, but it is advisable that you assure your condition after a clinical examination.
Are you Indeed Pregnant?
When faced with an unplanned pregnancy, women or the couple tends to think that adoption is the only viable alternative. Do not fall victim to a preset mind block. Every individual has a distinct life and a situation that is incomparable. It is therefore important that you think about your situation in the light of your relationship, your family and people in your life, your work and other associated factors in your life. For this you need to come out of the initial shock so that you are able to make a fair decision.
On second thoughts you might well feel that adoption is not the only option and there are ways to help you cope with this unplanned pregnancy. This requires you to share and discuss your condition with people whose opinion you trust. Seek advice from people who matter to you; you can be assured that they will give you an honest advice. In a situation of unplanned pregnancy it is also important that you do not allow your confidence level to sink, otherwise you might end up making the wrong choice in your life and do injustice to your unborn child.
Adoption is an extensive area. You need to be extremely well-informed when you decide that the unplanned pregnancy has its future in adoption. You need to be aware of the fact that depending on the law of your state, the birthparent has several options when she or couple decides to allow their child to be adopted. Learn more about the concepts of Designated Adoption, Semi-Open Adoption and Closed Adoption.
Designated Adoptions â€“ Designated adoptions have become very popular. The adoptive and the placing parents know each other from the very beginning. It can be through mutual acquaintance or you can seek the services of any non-profit or non-profit organisation. The amount of information you want to share with the adoptive parents depends on you, and an adoption agency can always support you to deal with the situation in the best possible manner.
Semi-Open Adoption â€“ Semi-Open Adoption gets its name from the fact on how much information you are willing to share with the adoptive parents. The information shared involves of the family traits, the likes-dislikes, special abilities and other details of your unplanned pregnancy.
Closed Adoption - is an option when you do not want to share any detail of your unplanned pregnancy with the adoptive parents. It is an extremely private and uninvolved procedure. Here you also need to know that you too will not get information about the adoptive family.
So while you plan adoption for your unplanned pregnancy, ensure that the decision and choice is your prerogative and not under any pressure or compulsion. After all you cannot overlook the fact that you are bearing the child.