Adoptive Families Blog

How to Get Ready for a Last-Minute Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Mar 7, 2016 10:07:23 AM

Last month, we answered a question about last-minute adoptions, where the birth mother contacts us from the hospital, wanting to choose adoption for her soon-to-be-born baby. These types of adoptions are also known as "drop-in-the-lap" adoptions. Today, we're sharing how you can prepare so you can accept an infant adoption last-minute...

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

Adoption Q&A: Last-Minute Adoptions

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 18, 2016 10:58:50 AM

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