birthmother-to-be, it is recommended that you ask yourself... what type
would I like to be the adoptive parents of my child? This is a start,
you can think of many more.
Respect Their Feelings
you make contact with any prospective adoptive parents and
you do not choose them, We suggest that you respect their
feelings, by letting them know your decision.
Questions to Ask Yourself
Do want a
family with or without children? If so, how many?
Does age matter
when considering adoptive parents?
Do you have a
preference as to an adopting parents religious faith?
Would you like
the adopting parents to live in the urban environment or in the country?
What part of the country would you like your child to grow up?
What region or
considered what the adopting parents do for a living?
Does it matter
if the adopting mother works or not?
matter when considering adoptive parents?
What is your
feelings about gay or lesbian adoptive parents?
What is the relationship the adopting
parents have with their relatives? Are they close?
interested in having the adoptive parents own their own home?
thought about their hobbies? vacations, etc.
What racial mix
of the adopting parents would you consider?
adopting parents have a brief history in their past of drugs, alcohol or
Will you need
financial help while pregnant?
interested in meeting and spending time with the adopting parents? Several
Would you like
adopting parents at the hospital with you during the delivery?
After the birth
of the baby, what type of relationship would you like?
you interested in receiving pictures or an occasional letter?