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August 19, 2008 permalink
A woman using screen name Cassie J got more than she bargained for when she adopted thirteen-year-old Lacey.
My 13 year old adopted daughter is having a baby
I adopted Lacey through a "big sister" program 4 months ago, when she was 13 years old. In the past few weeks I noticed her belly had been getting bigger so I confronted her on it. It turns out she was pregnant. She had not told anyone about this, therefore I was not notified at the time of the adoption. Lacey is insistent on having and keeping the baby, saying this is her only blood family left. I'm not sure what to do. Can I be mad at her? Can I insist on putting the baby up for adoption, can I send Lacey back? (not that I want to) I cannot have a baby in my house right now, as I am finally at a place in my life where I am very happy. I work full time, have my daughter Lacey, and I don't think I'm financially able to support a second child at this time. I just don't know what to do! Someone please help me!
I talked to her about [how] this "miracle" came about, and she would not give me a straight answer. I know she came from a not-so-good foster family and I have a strong feeling this may not have been her choice. Should this affect what I do, knowing that she did not just "climb into bed with someone"
Source: Yahoo answers