“Adoption should be an empowering option for young women in crisis, knowing that the people around them- family, friends, church – will respect their choice.” Unknown
“He is mine in a way that he will never be hers, yet he is hers in a way that he will never be mine, and so together, we are motherhood.” Desha Woodall
“A Birthmother puts the needs of her child above the wants of her heart.” -Skye Hardwick
“Giving birth does not make a mother… Placing a child for adoption does not make her less of one.” Unknown
“I know (my birth mother) must have had a lot of love for me to want to give (me) what she felt was a better chance.” Faith Hill
“If you love someone unconditionally and with your whole heart, then you will do what is best for them, not you. I have never learned a harder lesson than giving my child up for adoption, and I probably never will.” Talitha
“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are… Mindfully practicing authenticity during our most soul-searching struggles is how we invite grace, joy, and gratitude into our lives.” -Brené Brown
“Adoption isn’t a birthmother’s rejection but an unconditional love that inspires her to put herself last and do all she can for her baby.” – Mary Hines
“The circumstances surrounding your birth are not as important as the opportunity to live life.” – Lailah Gifty Akita
Dear Birth Mothers
Know that you are loved. That you are cared about. That your feelings are not forgotten. Placing your baby for adoption is an incredibly brave and loving decision. However, that doesn’t mean it is easy. You may feel pain, sadness and even grief, even when you know you made the right decision to place your baby for adoption. It’s okay to feel. It’s okay to cry. It’s okay to need support.
You may feel like nobody understands what you’re going through. But, know this: your feelings matter.
At Texas Adoption Center, we’ve worked with women just like you. Perhaps you’re pregnant and considering placing your baby for adoption. Or, maybe you placed your baby for adoption years ago. No matter where you are in your journey, we want to support you.
Our adoption specialists can give you more information about the adoption process. Additionally, they can be a listening ear as you work through the many thoughts and feelings you have. If you’re thinking about placing your baby for adoption, give us a call today at 513.893.7943.
When you place your baby for adoption, being a birth mother becomes a part of your story, but it’s not your whole story. You will live and love and move through life, just like your child will. And what’s ahead? Beautiful, wonderful things for both you and your child.
Know that we will be there to support you throughout your life, not just during your pregnancy. We are here to support you. Contact us today.