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Placing a Baby for Adoption in Oklahoma: Embracing Single-Parent Adoption

Are you a young woman or girl facing an unplanned pregnancy? Do you feel unprepared to raise this child? Are you considering adoption and looking for advice? If so, Adoption Choices of Oklahoma is here to help you. Our adoption agency can guide you through the adoption process and help you find an adoptive family. You’ll be assigned a birth parent counselor, who will provide a collection of files on the available adoptive parent. You might be wording if a single-parent adoption is the right choice for you. With our adoption agency in Oklahoma, you’ll have the opportunity to view the adoptive parent profiles and, based on the information provided, choose who your child will grow up with.

If you have any more questions about single-parent adoption or about adoption in general, contact us.

Single-Parent Adoption

Single-parent adoption is when an unmarried individual chooses to adopt a child. As a birth mother, you’ll have to decide if you want your child to be raised by a married couple or a single individual. Single adoptive parents usually choose international adoption because it’s easier for them to find a child to adopt. Many birth mothers who go through private domestic adoption seek out couples rather than unmarried individuals.

Adoption Choices of Oklahoma does private-domestic adoptions. If you’re open to working with one adoptive parent, we can assist you. If you’re interested in single-parent adoption, you’ll have to choose between a male adoptive parent and a female adoptive parent.

Reasons Why a Single Woman May Choose to Adopt

A woman may choose to adopt if she wants children but can’t get pregnant. She may lack a partner to conceive a child with, or she may have infertility troubles.

Some women don’t want to get married but, at the same time, don’t want to miss out on motherhood. Other women are interested in marriage but don’t want to wait to have children.

Some women simply want to provide a loving home for a child in need.

Why a Single Woman Might Be a Good Fit for You

There’s a lot to consider when choosing an adoptive parent for your child. Different birth mothers choose certain birth families for different reasons. When creating your adoption plan, you should think about what your child needs. If you’re interested in single-parent adoption with an unmarried woman as the adoptive parent, you should think about what that woman has to offer.

Here’s what you should look for when considering single-parent adoption with an unmarried woman.

  1. Values and Interests
    A single woman might be a good fit if she has values that are similar to yours. Maybe she practices the religion you practice. Maybe her hobbies and interests mirror your hobbies and interests.
  2. Financial Stability
    Every birth mother wants to find someone who can give her child a comfortable life. If a woman is successful and financially well-off, you’ll know that she can provide for your child. You’ll know that she can supply nutritious food and give your child an education.
  3. Community and Environment
    When choosing an adoptive family, some birth mothers consider the adoptive parent’s lifestyle and environment. Does the adoptive parent have a loving, supporting family? What types of friends does she have? Where does the adoptive parent live? When you meet your adoptive parent, you should take the time to learn as much about her life as possible.

Should I Consider Single-Parent Adoption for My Baby?

Single-parent adoption isn’t for everyone. Some birth mothers believe growing up in a two-parent household is important. You’ll have to decide where you stand before you commit to single-parent adoption. Adoption Choices of Oklahoma can help you figure that out.

Adoption Choices of Oklahoma is a private adoption agency, licensed by the state of Oklahoma and leader in the adoption community. We have been assisting birth parents, children, and adoptive families in Oklahoma for over 19 years. Our staff members are committed to providing an ethical, empowering, and personalized adoption experience to all involved in the adoption process.  If you are currently in the process of adopting a baby and have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact us.
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Meet the Author: Heather Valenzano is an up-and-coming content creator with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and a minor in English. After graduating from Iona College in 2019, she got an internship – and then a part-time job – writing blogs and managing social media accounts for Hip New Jersey, a lifestyle website owned by Long Shot Productions. She has also produced website and social media content for CommonPage, an external collaboration platform.

When she isn’t working, Heather enjoys watching crime shows like Forensic Files or posting book reviews to under the username “LavenderLiterature2.”

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