Expectant Parent Call 480-900-5520 Text 602-922-0408 Or 602-922-0401
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Adoptive Parent Call 480-999-4310
Serving Expectant Parents Statewide With Offices located in:
Phoenix | Flagstaff | Tuscon

Building a Family with Open Adoption AZ

The face of the family unit in America has always been changing. Though some families are still typical with two parents and children, we also now have a growing, diverse range of family connections including aunts, uncles, grandparents, and others. Other families might not have two parents, but what happens when you add adoption to the mix? While Adoption Choices of Arizona is working to make every adoption process a positive experience for the birth mother, we also want to put a focus on what comes after. Building a bright future through the adoption process isn’t just about your child, after all. If you are a pregnant woman considering adoption, then you may be interested in building a family with open adoption in AZ. When you choose an open adoption as a birth mother, you are also choosing to create a family unit that values each other the same as any other family. While the adoptive family you choose will be raising your child after the adoption process, you may decide to keep in contact with them and play a role in your child’s life as a member of their family in a different sense.

If you need adoption help now, please call or text us at 1-480-900-5520 or visit us at Adoption Choices of Arizona.

What You Should Know About the Adoption Process

For those who may not know, an open adoption is one in which the birth mother chooses the adoptive family for her child. The birth mother also works with the adoptive family to create a lasting relationship between her, the adoptive family, and her child. This type of adoption is focused on communication and can be a great benefit for all parties involved. Birth mothers especially may benefit from open adoption, if they desire to be a part of their child’s life after the adoption process is completed. While you will not retain any parental rights in an open adoption, you will be able to watch your child grow and communicate with him or her, learning more about each other as the years pass.

Birth mothers choose open adoption for a wide variety of good reasons. For some, it’s comforting to have some level of control over their child’s future by choosing their adoptive family. For others, remaining a part of their child’s life and building connections with the adoptive family is an important step of their adoption journey. Your reasons for choosing open adoption all work towards ensuring a positive future for you and your child. That is why Adoption Choices of Arizona wants to help you start building a family with open adoption today.

Benefits of Building a Family with Open Adoption

One of the most important factors in deciding to remain in your child’s life is the connection you share with your child. The adoptive family will be supporting your child and making important decisions for them, but many adoptees still feel a strong personal connection towards their birth family, and he or she may often be curious about where they come from. As a birth mother, you may choose to be a part of your child’s life because you want to provide them with this information. Through communicating with your child, you can tell him or her about yourself, your life story, and your shared family history. He or she may also be interested in any heritage or traditions that you hold dear. Connecting with your child through these shared bonds will bring you closer together, and is one of the most important benefits of making this relationship

Another benefit of building a family with open adoption in AZ is the ability to form a thriving relationship with the adoptive family who has played such an important role in your life. When you are putting together your open adoption plan with Adoption Choices of Arizona, one of the most important things you’ll choose is the type and amount of communication you’ll have with your adoptive family. Our adoption agency can help you get to know the adoptive family, and you can work with them to figure out your means of communication in the future. By doing this, you are helping to create a diverse family of different figures that will support each other along the way.

How You Can Start Building a Family with Open Adoption in Arizona

Bringing everything together, open adoption can be a powerful experience that lasts far beyond the end of the adoption process itself. Building a family with open adoption will be a central part of your adoption plan if you intend on having an open adoption, and its benefits are innumerable. Not all families look the same, but all families can be built on relationships of trust and love for one another. 

If you are a birth mother and you think expanding your family through adoption is a wonderful idea, then don’t wait. Adoption Choices of Arizona will be more than happy to help you work on an adoption plan, so call today! For adoption resources or to begin your adoption journey, birth parents can visit us at Adoption Choices of Arizona or call or text us at 1-480-900-5520. If you are an prospective adoptive family hoping to adopt a baby, please instead, visit us here!

Meet the AuthorJosh Drogemuller is a Senior at Grand Valley State University and has interests in writing and digital studies. A relative newcomer to the field of professional writing, Josh has spent the last eight years of his educational career honing his skills on the page. Josh is currently working towards a Bachelor of Science in Writing. 

Living in the Midwest, Josh looks forward to long baseball games and longer sentences.