5 People You Need on Your Adoption Team in Las Vegas
5 People You Need on Your Adoption Team in Las Vegas
As a birth mother, it is essential that you be surrounded by helpful and supportive people to make the Vegas adoption process as easy as possible. Adoption specialists will be there to answer questions, provide help and guidance, these are some of the people you need in your adoption team. Adoption Choices of Las Vegas will help provide you with adoption professionals who know the process well. These adoption professionals will then guide you to reliable doctors and legal personnel who are crucial to your adoption journey.
Surrounding yourself with understanding and helpful people in your social life will make it easier as well. Family, friends and other birth mothers who will listen and understand your struggles, will make you feel less lonely and stressed. You may not feel comfortable to share your choice of adoption with friends and family; therefore, having others who understand is beneficial. Being listened to and understood are two key aspects to this sometimes hard process. Having people who know about you and your baby will be beneficial for the transition, your adoptive parents and your adoption journey overall.
Here are 5 people you need on your adoption team:
- Adoption Caseworker
Our adoption agency will provide you with an adoption caseworker who will guide you through any questions or concerns you have, as well as the adoption process. They are well-versed in the adoption process and procedures, along with Nevada laws pertaining to adoption. They will help guide you through all of the benefits of choosing our adoption agency and how you can be confident in your decision to place your baby for adoption.
With the help of your adoption caseworker, you will be able to: choose what type of adoption you want to pursue, select the adoptive family, create a birth plan, and discuss post-placement contact.
Your adoption caseworker will also discuss any additional adoption-related issues with you to ensure that you are well-informed and feel confident in your decision.
- Adoption Counselor
If you do choose adoption, Adoption Choices of Las Vegas in Nevada will provide you with your own personal birth parent adoption counselor to guide you through your adoption journey. Most importantly, she can talk to you and listen to your feelings about choosing adoption and help you determine if it’s the right decision for you and your baby.
Even if you are unsure about whether or not you want to place your baby for adoption, you can talk to an adoption counselor over the phone or in person for any emotional support. He or she will be more than happy to listen, and provide you with a safe, private and nonjudgmental space to explore your thoughts and feelings. They will be well-versed in the adoption process, just like your adoption caseworker, as well to help answer any further questions.
Through our adoption agency, you have the opportunity to use our free counseling services both before and after the birth of your baby.
- Reliable Doctors
It is crucial that, as a pregnant woman and soon-to-be birth mother, you have an OBGYN and pediatrician lined up and ready to help you and your baby. Ensuring that you and your child stay as healthy as possible throughout your pregnancy and adoption journey is essential. If you aren’t already established with a doctor, our adoption agency will help you find reliable doctors near you.
Having an OBGYN to guide you up through the months you’re pregnant will reduce your stress and let you know about you and your baby’s health. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle while pregnant is crucial to both of you.
- Supportive Friends and Family
Having people in your social circle who you know and trust can greatly reduce your anxiety and any other emotions you experience during the adoption process. It can be overwhelming at times, as there are many big decisions to make, so having friends and family to help you is beneficial. They might not know what you are going through, but they can be there for moral support and listen when you need them to.
If you know other friends or family members who have been adopted or who have grown their family through adoption, you may want to consider reaching out to them. Talk to them about their experience, what went well and what they would’ve done differently. This can greatly help you navigate your own adoption journey, and give you insight into what type of adoption might be best for you.. Ultimately, every decision is yours to make, but if you have guidance from friends and family who can truly empathize, these are people you need on your adoption team.
- Other Birth Mothers
Birth mother support groups are offered in both Reno and Las Vegas. Adoption Choices of Las Vegas has a birth parent support group that meets regularly, where you can talk with other birth mothers who have gone through, or are going through, the adoption process. You can find other birth mothers through our adoption agency, or on your own through social media platforms such as Facebook, MeetUp and others.
Talking to other birth mothers may help you feel less alone. You may not want to or be able to talk to your friends and family about your decision to place your baby for adoption, so these groups could be wonderful resources and healing places for you.
Who You Allow in Your Circle is Crucial
If you have decided to place your baby for adoption, surrounding yourself with understanding and supportive people professionally and personally will benefit you in many ways. They can help ease your emotions and worries about the adoption process, and give you insight into what to expect. What’s more, our adoption professionals can help you take care of any documents and provide the assistance that you need.
To learn more about the people you need on your adoption team, don’t hesitate to reach out to Adoption Choices of Las Vegas. We are here for you and want you to know that you are never alone.
Adoption Choices of Las Vegas has been providing adoption and surrogacy services across in Las Vegas since 2012. For information more general to Nevada, please visit our mother site Adoption Choices of Nevada. For information specific to Reno, please visit our sister site Adoption and Surrogacy Choices of Reno. You can also call us to speak to someone now. Contact Us 24/7: CALL OR TEXT 702-474-4673
Meet the Author: Cynthia Knott is pursuing her English major and Educational Studies minor at Siena College. As President of Siena’s Best Buddies club and secretary during sophomore year, she was always writing and editing emails or flyers. She not only loves reading, but also enjoys researching any topic that intrigues her. Ever since she was 12 years old, Cynthia would watch every documentary on YouTube and then excitedly summarize each one for her family.
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