Spending Time with the Adoptive Family

April 29th, 2008
Categories: Spending Time With

An expectant mother considering adoption recently asked me: “I have recently chosen a couple that will become my baby’s adoptive parents. I still have about ten weeks of my pregnancy left and would like to spend time with the adoptive family getting to know them better however my parents think I shouldn’t. What are your thoughts on this?” Once I had chosen S and A to be Charlie’s parents and we were moving forward with the adoption plan I, like you, wanted to spend a lot of time with them getting to know them better. I had a few reasons for wanting to spend time with them before my baby was born. First of all, I wanted to get to know them better as they were going to… [more]