As you may know, this Saturday is National Adoption Day, and to honor this special holiday, we will be posting a new, helpful infographic every day this week. We hope these graphics will help you understand more about the adoption process and adoption in general.

In many instances, a pregnant mother may be wary of choosing adoption for her child because she is unsure of how the process works. She may also have many misconceptions about how much control she has over the entire process. 

Decades ago, domestic adoption did not provide as many opportunities for pregnant women to determine what their adoption plan should look like. Thankfully, adoptions today ensure that pregnant women are in the driver’s seat of their adoption journey.

At American Adoptions, pregnant mothers are in control of every step of the process, her voice is heard over all others and she makes all of the decisions herself. The infographic below explains how the adoption process works for pregnant mothers.