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What if the adoptive family doesn’t love my baby unconditionally?

By Valentina Escobar

Pregnant and looking into adoption? Adoption Choices of Oklahoma can help you in the adoption process. During this process, many questions will arise: who will my baby end up with? Will they love my baby? All these worries are natural during an adoption process, but with our trusted counselors, Adoption Choices of Oklahoma can provide relief during a time like this. Their job is to provide you with all the answers to your questions, and this guide will follow you throughout. The undertaking will be eased by a counselor who assists through the child placement and matching process.

Adoption Choices of Oklahoma offers many services to expectant birth mothers. They will guide you, the birth mother, through the adoption process. That is everything from choosing a form of adoption to which family you’d like to give your baby to. So many feelings will come with placing a baby up for adoption, and our counselors are ready to provide you with comfort during this time.

One thing to note, the birth mother has many rights during the adoption process. She is in complete control when it comes down to various aspects of the adoption. 

What happens after I decide to place a baby up for adoption?

After you decide to put your child up for adoption, the Oklahoma adoption process begins. You will be placed with one of our counselors who will be with you from the time you decide to place the baby up to 6 months after the baby is born. With your counselor, you will know your options as the birth mother. You will decide what kind of adoption you wish to pursue (open, semi-open, closed). With this private adoption agency, you will then start the matching process. 

What is the matching process?

The matching process is when the birth mother chooses the prospective adoptive parents, who have been approved to adopt. There is a lengthy process necessary before approving the adoptive parents. This process proves prospective parents are willing and fit for parenting and adoption. The agency will not follow through with them if they have not met the necessary criteria to adopt your baby. With a process such as this, Adoption Choices of Oklahoma makes sure that your baby will end up in the safe and loving arms of parents that are fit to be their parents. 

A home study is one of the most important steps in the adoption process. This is done to ensure that a child is placed in the best home possible. The home study is required by law for most adoptions in the United States. An entire home study can take up to 2-3 months. The reason for this is to be as thorough as possible.

Home study is also beneficial for the birth mother. This way, she can be reassured of the parents she is choosing for her baby.

Of course, the birth mother is in complete control throughout. Some questions may come up, but the vetting process is so thorough that your baby will end up in a loving home. Adoption Choices of Oklahoma ensures that the baby will end up in the best home possible. That being, with parents being chosen by the birth mother.

What if the adoptive family doesn’t end up loving my baby? 

Due to the lengthy process of adoption, Adoption Choices of Oklahoma secures that baby will end up in a loving home. Not only will the baby be safe in the hands of trusted parents, but loved endlessly by them. The plan, in addition to the adoption, establishes the birth mother’s right to choose what she thinks is best for the baby. 

Unexpectedly pregnant and unsure what your next steps are? Adoption Choices of Oklahoma is a private adoption agency licensed by the state of Oklahoma and a 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.

Toll-free: 800-898-6028 | OKC Local: 405-755-1999 | Tulsa Local: 918-447-7777 | Text: 405-201-6643 | Email

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