School and Work for Birth Mothers
Once a birth mother decides to continue her pregnancy and place a baby for adoption in Arizona, she often still has months to go before birth occurs. Daily life can become difficult as the woman strives for a healthy pregnancy while living their daily life of school or work. While this can be a challenge, you can ensure your goals stay on track.
Continue With High School
The decision to delay high school until after giving birth is risky. Only 40 percent of teen mothers receive a high school diploma. About 30 percent of female dropouts list parenthood as the reason they left. Even when a teenager plans for adoption, a delay in learning could make them feel left out from their peer group or put them behind as a student.