Adoptive Families Blog

Here's What You Need to Know About Birth Mother Expenses

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 2, 2018

Here's a frequently-asked question about birth mother expenses: "If a birth mother decides to not place her baby with us, can we get back the money we paid for her living expenses during the pregnancy?"

Most adoptive couples are open to helping out with living expenses, and many birth mothers greatly need this help.

Keep reading to learn more about birth mother expenses!

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Topics: Adoption tax credit, cost of adopting, reclaim, adoption law, pregnancy expenses, birth mother expenses

What If a Birth Mother Changes Her Mind?

Posted by Mardie Caldwell on July 29, 2016

Dear Mardie,
We’re matched with a birth mother right now, but I’m worried. What if the birth mother changes her mind about adoption and tries to get the baby back?

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Topics: Birth Mothers, relationship with birth mother, what if a birth mother changes her mind?, reclaim, failed adoption