Adoptive Families Blog

See Adoption Through the Eyes of the Adoptive Father

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 15, 2018

Fathers play an essential role in adoption. In honor of Father’s Day this weekend, we're taking a look at adoption through the eyes of adoptive fathers!

Whether the decision to adopt a child came easily or took some discussion, adoptive dads share the same positive emotions when meeting their child for the first time. If you’re thinking about adopting but are nervous about the process, it's helpful to take a look at what a few of Lifetime's adoptive fathers themselves have to say.

When you're deep in your adoption wait, it always helps to hear from other adoptive parents who have moved through the process recently and to get a little help and encouragement. Know that if it worked for them, it can work for you, and then learn some tips along the way!

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Topics: Father's Day, adoptive fathers

Appreciating Adoptive Dads and Dads-to-Be on Father’s Day

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 16, 2017

"A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you've grown."
-Unknown

Lifetime Adoption wishes all the adoptive dads and dads-to-be out there a very Happy Father's Day!

For the adoptive fathers still in their adoption wait, your baby will be here before you know it! We hope that this Father’s Day will be the first of many happy ones for you. Your sweet little one will be so lucky to have you as a daddy!

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Topics: Adoption webinar, adoptive dads, Father's Day, adoptive fathers, adoptive dad-to-be

This Father’s Day, Remember the Fathers-to-Be

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 16, 2016

As with all family planning, it's common that the hopeful mom-to-be stands as the focus. Loved ones may be sensitive to women waiting for a child. Doctors assisting couples through pregnancy or infertility may focus on the mother-to-be. In adoption, there may be a tendency to direct materials and questions to the prospective adoptive mom. Even a birth mother may prefer to engage more with the adoptive mom, than with the adoptive father. When hoping, planning, and waiting for a child, it seems it's a woman's world.

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Topics: Infertility, Waiting to Adopt, Adopting a Baby, adoptive dads, Father's Day, adoptive fathers