Adoptive Families Blog

In Infant Adoption, How Old is the Baby?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 22, 2018

"My husband and I have just started to look into adoption, after facing infertility. We're interested in your adoption program. We'd especially like to adopt a baby so that we can experience all of those 'firsts' with our son or daughter. 

If we adopt a baby through Lifetime, how old is the baby when we receive him or her?"

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Topics: Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, adopt a baby, I want to adopt a baby, bonding with adopted baby

How to Get Ready To Bring Your Baby Home

Posted by Guest Contributor on July 31, 2018

After you've endured the waiting stage of adoption, you'll be joyfully preparing for a new arrival. You may suddenly find yourself wondering what’s really essential. From diapers to dimmer switches, this handy guide should help you prepare your home for your long awaited baby!

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Topics: life after adoption, bonding with adopted baby, babyproofing

New Bill in California Passed: Parental Leave for an Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 3, 2017

Lifetime Adoption has some exciting news to share with our California adoptive couples! Senate Bill No. 63 was just signed into law by California governor Jerry Brown. The bill allows up to 12 weeks of leave to bond with your adopted baby for employees working at a company with 20 to 49 employees. Keep reading to learn how this will benefit you!

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Topics: family leave, bonding in adoption, bonding with adopted baby