Birth Parents Blog

What Are My Responsibilities as a Birth Father?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 30, 2016 11:50:13 AM

A birth mother’s choices and emotions are usually the focus in adoption. While she has a lot to decide, birth fathers have lots of questions and worries, too. What about you, the father of her baby? How do you feel when the mother of your baby is considering adoption, and what are his responsibilities as the birth father?

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West Virginia Adoptive Couple Brent and Latonia's Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 24, 2016 1:51:00 PM

Brett and Latonia are a happily married Christian couple excited to become parents again! They strongly believe in the importance of a great education and will provide many opportunities for your child to learn, be active, explore their interests and discover new things!

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Follow Us on Instagram!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 23, 2016 1:25:50 PM

Are you on Instagram? So are we! You can follow Lifetime Adoption at Instagram.com/LifetimeAdoptionCenter! Our Instagram is filled with inspirational quotes to give you a little more positivity throughout your week and also suggest potential families to adopt your baby.

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Topics: Adoption inspiration, Adoptive couple, adoption for my baby, social media, Instagram

I’m 16 and Pregnant! What Should I Do?!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 20, 2016 9:52:55 AM

Question: I’m 16 and I just found out that I’m pregnant. My boyfriend and I have only had sex once! I haven’t told him yet, and I definitely don’t want to tell my parents. I love my boyfriend and I don’t want to lose him! What should I do?

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Topics: unplanned pregnancy, 16 and Pregnant, teen pregnancy, Pregnancy choices, unplanned pregnancy options

California Adoptive Couple Kevin and Cindy's Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 17, 2016 10:17:00 AM

Kevin and Cindy are a flexible and friendly Christian couple who are excited to bring another child into their family through adoption. They greatly value adoption, as Kevin is adopted and so is their son. Living in Southern California, Kevin and Cindy enjoy camping and the outdoors and frequent local beaches, mountains, zoos, and amusement parks.

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Help! I Can't Afford to Be Pregnant!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 16, 2016 11:22:43 AM

Question: "I'm thinking about adoption for my baby. I just can't afford to be pregnant, buy maternity clothes, and pay a doctor! How much does it cost to adopt out my baby?"

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Topics: unplanned pregnancy, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, prenatal appointments, pregnancy expenses, prenatal care

Find an Adoptive Family? Questions to Ask Them

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 13, 2016 10:59:52 AM

"I’ve just found what I think are the perfect family to adopt my baby! My baby’s dad likes them too. My adoption coordinator has given me their phone number and set up a time for me to call them and talk. I’m getting really nervous about what to say…do you have any tips?"

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Topics: Adoption for my child, adoption for my baby, family to adopt my baby

Two Women Reveal Why They Chose Open Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 9, 2016 12:41:10 PM

The reasons why women turn to adoption for their child: some are very young and know they can’t be a mom right now. Others are struggling to care for the child they’re currently parenting and just couldn’t give the care they want to give to another child. She may not have the resources or support in her life to parent, or maybe an unplanned pregnancy goes against her culture, religion, or morals. Today, Lifetime is sharing two women’s stories of how they came to choose open adoption for their babies.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption for my child, adoption plan, open adoption visits, adoption for my baby

Can I Do Adoption If My Baby’s Father is in Jail?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 6, 2016 10:29:34 AM

Question: "My baby's dad just got sentenced to two years in jail. I'm already struggling to make ends meet with our three-year-old son, and so I'm thinking about adopting out this baby. Can I still do adoption though, with him being in jail?"

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Topics: Baby's father, baby's dad, birth father

California Adoptive Couple Kyron and Portia's Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Sep 3, 2016 11:40:00 AM

Hello from Southern California! Kyron and Portia are a fun, loving and Christ-centered couple that enjoys sunshine, eating yummy food, and laughing together as a family! They’ve been blessed with two happy daughters and are thrilled to welcome a baby boy into their family!

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