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-Significantly, ​[[adoption_outcomes|teenage ​mothers who choose adoption]] ​also do better than mothers who choose to be single parents.+[[adoption_outcomes|Teenage ​mothers who choose adoption]] ​fare better than mothers who choose to be single parents ​on a number of measures.
   * They have higher educational aspirations,​ are more likely to finish school, and less likely to live in poverty and receive public assistance than mothers who keep their children.((Christine A. Bachrach, Kathy S. Stolley and Kathryn A. London, “Relinquishment of Premarital Births: Evidence From the National Survey Data,” //Family Planning Perspectives//​ (1992); see also Christine Bachrach, "​Adoption Plans, Adopted Children and Adoptive Mothers,"​ //Journal of Marriage and the Family// 48, (1986): 243-253))   * They have higher educational aspirations,​ are more likely to finish school, and less likely to live in poverty and receive public assistance than mothers who keep their children.((Christine A. Bachrach, Kathy S. Stolley and Kathryn A. London, “Relinquishment of Premarital Births: Evidence From the National Survey Data,” //Family Planning Perspectives//​ (1992); see also Christine Bachrach, "​Adoption Plans, Adopted Children and Adoptive Mothers,"​ //Journal of Marriage and the Family// 48, (1986): 243-253))
   * They delay marriage longer and are more likely to marry eventually.   * They delay marriage longer and are more likely to marry eventually.