Arizona Adoption Help

Tips for Setting Boundaries as a Birth Mother

Pregnant WomanPlacing your baby for adoption is a selfless choice to make, and it is sure to bring up a wide variety of emotions over the months that you prepare for the birth. You may encounter some uncomfortable situations along the way. To best handle challenging situations with difficult, rude, or clueless people, consider these tips for setting boundaries and sticking to them.

 

Keep a Journal to Best Identify What Isn’t Working for You
One of the best ways to work through your feelings and identify things that continually make you uncomfortable is to keep a daily diary. Try to write down how you feel in good times and bad times. It can also be helpful to simply write about your daily activities and see which ones tend to help you feel your best. When you look back over your journal entries, you may see a pattern of behavior. (more…)

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School and Work for Birth Mothers

MeditationOnce 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.
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