Adoption vs. Single Parenting

Similarities....

Adoption

You have the joy of knowing you chose life for your child.

You will have plenty of time  to plan you and your baby’s  future.  

You can hold, name, and love your baby.

You can know how your child is growing and developing.  

Your child can thank you for the life you chose for him and her.

Single Parenting

You have the joy of knowing you chose life for your child.

You will have plenty of time to plan you and your baby’s future.

You can hold, name, and love your baby.

You can know how your child is growing and developing.

Your child can thank you for the life you chose for him and her.

Differences....

Adoption

You will not have to parent before you are ready. 

You will be free from the full-time responsibility of parenting.

You can choose a family for your baby.

You can continue with your goals for your education or career.

You will have the freedom to choose if you want a long-term relationship  with the baby’s father.

Single Parenting

You may be parenting before you are ready.

You will have the full-time responsibility of parenting.

You may have to look to your extended family for support.

You may need to delay your goals for your education or career.

You may be involved in a long-term relationship with the baby’s father.