If you are considering making an adoption plan, you have come to the right place.I was an expectant mom and now a birth mom, I didn’t give up my baby, I made an adoption plan with AFMC who provided me with all of my options.  I was scared to death, which by the way is totally normal.  I was scared of the unknown of adoption.  I had no clue what to do, or who to trust.  I searched online and looked at many sites to give me some kind of understanding of the process.  I wanted to ask questions and didn’t want to be judged for exploring my options.  AFMC provided resources and referred me to councilors that actually listened and helped me with all the options available.  I remember what I was told when I reached out to AFMC.  This is YOUR child, YOUR journey, and YOUR decision.  Don’t let others make choices for you.  Explore all options and discuss them with your counselor.

Making the call to explore my options was scary, but it was the best decision I have ever made. After speaking with the options counselor, I decided adoption was the right path for me.I was the one in control of my pregnancy journey. Placing a child for adoption is a huge sacrifice and takes courage and so much love.

Experiencing an unplanned pregnancy is overwhelming. Sorting through the options of adoption, abortion, or parenting is also overwhelming, but realizing I wasn’t alone changed my life.  You will have the chance to create your own story that is only yours. I was able to choose the type of family I wanted and even had several to choose from. I spoke with three different families and knew immediately which family was “my family”. Don’t let others choose for you.