Benefits of Adoptions

Adoption benefits everyone in the adoption triad. Many of the benefits are helpful to the birthmother and birthfather. Other benefits come to the child who is being placed for adoption and/or the adoptive parents. Adoption can bring a positive ending to a problematic situation and can benefit everyone involved.

Benefits of Adoptions: Birthmother:

  • Housing assistance may be available
  • Counseling and support
  • The opportunity to pursue your goals and dreams, whether educational, travel or career
  • The opportunity to make the goals and dreams that you have for your child come true
  • Prenatal and delivery expenses covered as needed
  • A superior choice of doctors and staff
  • The ability to choose a family for your child based on your personal preferences and the opportunity to get to know them personally
  • Access to a support group of birth mothers who will share their experiences with you
  • Access for members of your family to receive counseling/support services
  • All legal expenses and attorney fees will be paid for you
  • The opportunity to bring happiness to others that they would not experience without you
  • Happiness that comes from knowing that the adoptive parents are aware that you love your baby enough to secure his or her happiness

Benefits of Adoptions: Child

  • The love and support of adoptive parents who are emotionally and financially equipped to parent
  • The kind of home environment and family life that you desire for your child
  • A two parent home that might also include one or more brothers and/or sisters
  • Physical resources and provisions that might not otherwise be financially possible
  • A greater chance for a good education and opportunity to attend college

Benefits of Adoptions: Adoptive Family

  • Experience the joy and blessing of adding a child to their family
  • Opportunity to observe and experience aspects of pregnancy and related experiences that would not otherwise be possible
  • Ability to experience what it is like to raise a child
Last Updated: 1/2013