Adoptive Families Blog

What If Our Birth Mom Wants a Closed Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 30, 2017

Nowadays, open adoption is becoming the norm, and most birth mothers desire some amount of contact after placement. But what happens if your birth mom wants to have a closed adoption? Is that possible with modern adoption?

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Topics: Open Adoption, closed adoption, relationship with birth mother

Before You Adopt: Prepare Your Family

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 7, 2016

We hope that you've been enjoying Lifetime Adoption's blog series “Before You Adopt,” which gives helpful tips and tasks that you can get done during your adoption wait.

Today, we’re sharing tips with you about how you can prepare your parents for your upcoming open adoption. Read on to discover how you can help your future baby's grandparents understand the modern style of domestic adoption and how the open adoption process works.

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Topics: before you adopt, adoption readiness, Adoption preparation, adoption wait, Waiting to Adopt, Open Adoption, closed adoption

When a Birth Mother Desires Closed Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 30, 2015

While open adoption is becoming more understood and desired among birth parents and adoptive families, time to time we still are asked by birth mothers, “Can I have a closed adoption?”

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Topics: Open Adoption, closed adoption