Adoptive Families Blog

Adoption Q&A: Should We Have a Car Seat Before We Adopt?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 11, 2016

Our post from last Friday about what to pack for adoption travel has triggered this question from a hopeful adoptive mother:

Question: “We’re wondering if we should bring a car seat with us or buy one when we get to where our baby will be born?”

Answer: This may be a personal decision, but here’s what’s worked for other adoptive parents, considering all aspects and options available:

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Topics: adoption travel tips, adoption travel tip

Adoption Q&A: Last-Minute Adoptions

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 18, 2016

Just this past week, Lifetime has had at least two last-minute adoptions! In a last-minute adoption, the birth mother calls us from the hospital, wanting to choose adoption for her soon-to-be-born baby. Last-minute adoptions are also known as "drop in lap" adoptions. Here's a question we get asked about this process:

What happens when a mother calls from the hospital to start an adoption plan while in labor?

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Topics: adoption travel tip, last-minute adoption, drop-in-the-lap

Adoption Webinar Next Week: Traveling for Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 3, 2015

Next Thursday at 4pm Pacific, Lifetime Adoption will be hosting a special webinar about traveling for adoption. We hope you can join us!

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Topics: Adoption webinar, adoption travel tips, adoption travel tip