If a couple is unwed at the time of pregnancy, birth fathers do have certain rights that need to be taken into consideration. Before a father can be legally considered a ‘father’ to a child, he must establish his paternity. This is necessary even if there is no question to the father’s paternity. In the state of Utah, for unmarried couples, mothers have a natural
Placing your child for adoption is not an easy feat. It’s important that you come to the
decision of adoption yourself. If pressured or guilted into the decision, the guilt and
consequences later on can manifest very strongly. It’s vital for you, as a birth mother, to know
and feel that you are in control of your choices.
Saying goodbye to your child can happen in many different ways,
As a birth parent, there may be many seemingly overwhelming obstacles that lie ahead of you. When considering an adoption plan for your child, one of the most important things to remember is this; you are not ‘giving up’, you are ‘giving more’. By placing your child for adoption, you are choosing to give your child more than you feel capable of giving at this
Infertility, or the inability to have children, can weigh heavily on a couple’s mental and social health (Tao, Coates, Maycock, p. 1). Choosing adoption as the route to expand your family after infertility issues is not an easy decision. Infertility treatments coupled with medications don’t always work for every couple and are often intimidating due to their expensive price and no sure guarantee of a