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

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