Let’s call her Winter. We first met her at the adoption worker’s home, which was in the town of
Kaysville, halfway between Ogden and Salt Lake City. It was finally happening, a Utah adoption.
We had been picked by a young woman and we were there to meet her because she was
considering us as adoptive parents for her baby. After years of waiting and dreaming of holding
My adoption journey began long before we ever adopted, before I even knew I would adopt, before I knew we were infertile. I was a young woman in my mid-twenties finishing up my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. I just happened to take a religion class for fun and as a rest from the craziness of the workload of the last year of school. In
As a birth mother, you will be faced with many important decisions. One of the very most important things you will decide is the family who will adopt your baby. Your adoption agency can help you through this difficult and emotional process. You will generally have the opportunity to choose from many different adoptive couples to find the family who will be the best fit
Utah law provides that birth mothers are entitled to some counseling. Whether you are working with Forever Bound Adoption, another adoption agency, or a private adoption attorney, free counseling (at least three sessions) should be made available to you. Meeting with an experienced counselor can benefit you as a birth mother throughout the adoption process. Placing your baby for adoption is a significant and highly