Everything changes when there is a child: the impact of having a child
Why do you want a child? To be like everyone else? To have something to care for? Because you get so much back? It is very important to also explore to see if the desire to have a child also means a desire to be a parent: does this person really want to be a mother or father?
Additionally, if there is a desire to be a mother or a father, do they know what that entails?
Many things change when a child arrives. A child costs time and money. A child demands a lot from your relationship. You need a suitable home and you have to possess certain skills. To gain insight into how this is with your client, you can use the package:
Do I know what that involves?
This package helps people with an intellectual disability become aware of what choosing to have a child entails.