“Matched” is a common term used in the adoption world, specifically by adoptive parents. Once an adoptive family’s home study has been approved they can be “matched” or chosen by expectant parents making an adoption plan for their child.
The journey to matching an expectant mom with adoptive parents, of her choice, has many ins and outs. Here are some things Choosing Hope Adoptions likes to see happen before she chooses a family:
It is important to Choosing Hope Adoptions that the expectant parents we serve have had ample time to consider both parenting and making an adoption plan for their coming baby. For this reason, we typically wait to match an expectant mom with an adoptive family until she is into her 3rd trimester.