Adoptive Families Blog

How to Decide If a Sudden Adoption Opportunity is Right for You

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 21, 2018

If you're hopeful adoptive parents just beginning your adoption journey, you might have heard the phrases "sudden adoption opportunity" or "last minute opportunity." When you sign on with your adoption professional, they'll probably ask if you're open to this type of adoption situation.

These types of adoption opportunities happen when a birth mother is about to go into labor or has just given birth. She is typically contacting your adoption professional from the hospital because she doesn't have an adoption plan in place yet. So how do you know if this type of adoption is right for you? Read on as Lifetime describes what's involved in a sudden adoption opportunity, as well as important aspects to keep in mind!

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Topics: sudden adoption opportunity, drop-in-the-lap, sudden adoptions

Why Wasn’t That Our Baby?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 30, 2016

Question: I noticed that on Lifetime Adoption Center’s Facebook page, you posted about multiple drop in the lap adoption situations that happened over the weekend. Why weren’t we contacted about these?

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Topics: Infant adoption, drop-in-the-lap, sudden adoptions, adoption wait, Waiting to Adopt, adoption match