Yes, it doesnt matter whether this is your first child, or you have 5 others at home, you may still make an Adoption Plan. When there are older children in the family they can become confused about what adoption means, but we will help you find ways to explain the adoption plan to the older children.
Some women choosing to parent, leave the hospital with the baby, and then reality hits them. The support they were promised, by family and friends, disappears after the first few weeks and they are left with the harsh reality of trying to parent and provide for their child pretty much alone. If this becomes the case, it is not too late to make an Adoption Plan. There are many Adoptive Parents who are more than willing to adopt an older child, but for the childs sake the younger they are at time of adoption the easier and less stressful their transition.