Adoptive Families Blog

What it Means to be Ready to Adopt

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 28, 2015 1:34:00 PM

Today, women considering adoption may initiate the adoption process for a child at any time before, during, or after birth. This means adoptive parents need to remain available and ready at any moment. While it’s never too late for a birth mother to start an adoption, there are times when it’s too late for adoptive parents to accept an opportunity to adopt a child.

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Topics: Infant adoption, Adoption process, Waiting to Adopt, Adopting a Baby, baby adoption, preparing to adopt, adoption tip, adoption readiness

First-Time Parents? How to Prepare for a Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jul 23, 2015 1:52:00 PM

Many couples who are waiting to adopt will be parents for the first time through adoption. They want to educate themselves and prepare for a newborn. But, the parenting classes given at hospitals may make them too sad, since they’re filled with expecting couples.

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Topics: baby adoption, adoption wait

Baby Adoption or Older Child? Deciding What’s Best for You

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Dec 9, 2014 2:40:00 PM

Families hoping to adopt a newborn or infant are the norm in private adoption, but baby adoption is not the only kind available: adoption is possible throughout a child’s life, no matter his or her age. Private adoption agencies, and especially adoptions done internationally or through the foster care system, have plenty of older children waiting for their forever home.

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Topics: baby adoption