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Three Great Reasons to Choose Lesbian Adoptive Parents for Your Child

As a birth mother, you want what is best for your child. You have, undoubtedly, analyzed all of your options and reviewed information about numerous prospective adoptive families. At this point, you and your adoption caseworker have discussed what type of future you desire for your child and if you’re open to considering lesbian adoptive parents.

While you are willing to look at all different kinds of adoptive parents, you wonder if choosing lesbian adoptive parents for your child is the best option. The provided profile gives you the impression that both women have a wonderful home life and great personalities. But, are they the best fit for your child? Can they give your child a happy, healthy and balanced life?

Reasons to Choose Lesbian Adoptive Parents

  1. Love is Love 

Lesbian couples and individuals cannot have biological children of their own. We can guarantee that the decision to adopt is not one that they take lightly. Adoption is how they are choosing to create a family. These women genuinely desire your child. To love, care and support him or her with everything they have. With lesbian adoptive parents, love is love. They are prepared to welcome your child into their family with open arms, hearts and minds.

When considering lesbian adoptive parents for your child, it is important to remember that a person’s sexuality does not define their ability to love and care for a child.  A child who has lesbian adoptive parents will be loved, just as much as a child with a mother and a father. 

  1. Embrace Diversity

Lesbian adoptive parents are more likely to embrace the diversity in the world around them. They will raise your child in a non-judgmental culture of love, acceptance and teach him or her how to treat others in that same way. Growing up with that positive mindset will have a significant impact on your child’s future. This will shape them into a happy, healthy and independent adult, who will, one day, grow up to be open-minded, embrace diversity and celebrate others’ differences.

  1. Mothers Know Best

While you may not feel ready to be a mother, a lesbian adoptive couple or individual looking to adopt is. Women have an innate maternal instinct to care for children. So, you can rest easy knowing that your child will grow up surrounded by unconditional motherly love and care. Additionally, you will find that lesbian adoptive parents relate to your struggles as a fellow woman. They understand your desires for your child’s future, and can empathize with your heart as a mother. 

Great Reasons to Choose Lesbian Adoptive Parents for Your Child

As a birth mother, you are ultimately the only one who can decide what is best for your child. When considering the best adoptive parents for your child, research all your options. Express any concerns with your adoption caseworker. Study the prospective profile photo books. Then, when you are ready to decide, trust your gut.

Choosing lesbian adoptive parents can open up a whole new world for your child. One that can help him or her develop into an adult who is respectful and tolerant of everyone they encounter — no matter what their race, ethnicity, culture or sexual orientation.

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: Grace Myers is a sophomore Digital Media major at North Greenville University As a firm believer that every individual has a story to tell, and a right to be properly represented, she loves meeting new people and learning their stories.

When she’s not writing, you can find her listening to music or cuddling with her dog, Sundae.

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