Adoption is The Loving Choice

Adoption is the loving choice The “other” alternative to an unplanned pregnancy…                … a loving choice.  Prestigious positions available for an unlimited number of infants.  Title: adopted child  Benefits: loving home, sound financial background, the security of knowing that every child is wanted and longed for.  Added benefits: each child will have the knowledge that her natural mother was courageous enough to give her not only life, but the best life she could.    The opportunities are incredible: over 2,000,000 couples want to adopt children each year, but only an estimated 60,000 – 70,000 infants are actually placed for adoption. (Source: Adoption Fact Book from National Council For Adoption) There are multitudes of couples who want to adopt a child. Adoption is not for everyone, but for many, it provides the opportunity for mother, baby, and adoptive parents to begin again; it offers a fresh start.   Comments from a young mother who placed her son for adoption: “Adoption and abortion are similar, in that the mother feels loss and depression. The main difference between the two is that adoption gets much easier over time, whereas abortion gets harder. The hardest part of the adoption decision is actually leaving the hospital without your child…I do not regret my decision at all. I love my son and his adoptive family. I am finishing college…And my son is very happy with his family.”[Reality Check: A Youth Publication of American Life League, 8/00] Comments from a mother who placed her daughter for adoption: “I ran away from home with my boyfriend when I was 15. We camped out for a week...