Adoption Research Paper
¡ñ There is less pain and guilt for the birth mother to endure because she knows that her child is in a better environment than she could¡¯ve provided
¡ñ The adoptive parents are ecstatic about being chosen as a parent
¡ñ The child has more attachment to the family that they¡¯re in because they know that they¡¯re birth parent is there and didn¡¯t completely desert them.
(Pros and Cons of Open Adoption, Par. 2)
¡ñ The birth parents might feel the pressure to choose open adoption so they won¡¯t feel as guilty about the choice they made.
¡ñ Sometimes the adoptive parents feel obliged to let the birth parents stay in contact with the child because they feel they owe it to the mother for giving up the child.
¡ñ If the contact stops the child might feel unwanted and rejected because of the birth mother¡¯s decision to not interfere with the adoptee and the new family. In general, as the growing trend in open adoption indicates, the positive aspects of open adoption outweigh the difficulties. (Pros and Cons of Open Adoption par. 2)
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