Birth Parents Blog

"Can I Put My Baby Up for Adoption Without the Father Knowing?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 24, 2017 7:45:00 AM

Question: "I think adoption is the best choice for the situation I’m in right now. But I don’t think my baby’s father will be cool with it. Can I put my baby up for adoption without the father knowing?"

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Topics: Baby's father, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, baby's dad, birth father

6 Simple Steps to Making a Custom Adoption Plan

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 21, 2017 7:51:00 AM

Lifetime has helped many women as they decide if an adoption plan is the right thing for their babies. With all this experience, we understand the fears and emotions you might have right now, as well as your adoption questions. Lifetime is here to give you honest info about adoption and give you the resources you need to make this decision. So today, we’re breaking down the adoption process into 6 simple steps:

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Topics: adoption plan, adoption for my baby, adoption planning kit, choosing an adoptive couple, choosing an adoptive family, choosing adoption for my baby

Michigan Adoptive Couple Mike and Brittany's Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 18, 2017 12:43:00 PM

Mike and Brittany are an adventurous Christian couple who are excited to grow their family once again through the blessing of adoption. They're looking forward to providing a loving and stable home for your child, and having him or her experience all that the country life has to offer!  

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Topics: Adoptive couple video, Adoptive couple's video, adoption video,, adoptive family video, adoptive family from the Northeast, adoptive couple from the Northeast, adoptive couple from Michigan

How To Find Free Prenatal Yoga Videos

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 14, 2017 7:58:00 AM

You might remember that last week, we shared about 5 Prenatal Yoga Poses You Need to Know. Today, we’re expanding on the topic of prenatal yoga and giving info about where you can go to find FREE prenatal yoga videos!

There are so many sites out there offering free prenatal yoga! Here are a few of our favorites:

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Topics: Healthy pregnancy, pre-natal yoga, prenatal yoga, pregnancy yoga

Nebraska Adoptive Couple James and Kristin’s Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 11, 2017 12:53:00 PM

Music, outdoor adventures, animals and tons of unconditional love. This is James and Kristin's life, the life they hope to share with their children. They've been blessed through adoption once before and hope to complete their family through a second adoption.  

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Topics: Adoptive couple video, Adoptive couple's video, adoption video,, adoptive family video, adoptive couple from the Midwest, Nebraska adoptive couple

How to Support a Friend Who’s Choosing Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 10, 2017 7:41:00 AM

Question: My best friend found out she was pregnant four months ago. Getting pregnant wasn’t at all in her plan right now. She’s not ready to become a mom yet, and she’s chosen adoption. A lot of our friends are hating on her and saying “I could never give my baby away!” How can I have her back right now?

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Topics: unplanned pregnancy, positive pregnancy test, I could never do adoption, I could never give my baby away for adoption!, support a friend who has chosen adoption, support a friend who's choosing adoption, support my friend who's chosen adoption

5 Prenatal Yoga Poses You Need to Know

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 7, 2017 6:49:00 AM

Prenatal yoga is a great way to prep your body for labor! It’ll develop your stretching, mental focus, and breathing. Different poses in yoga target and enhance different organs. Studies have shown that prenatal yoga can have tons of benefits for pregnant women and their babies! Today, we’re sharing 5 basic yoga poses that you can easily do at home as prenatal exercise.

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Topics: Healthy pregnancy, prenatal yoga, pregnancy yoga, pregnancy stretches

African American Adoptive Couple for My Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 4, 2017 9:20:00 PM

Jamaal and Erinn are a young, African American professional couple who are excited to build their family through adoption!

They're each others' best friends and enjoy traveling and making new memories together. As Christians, they feel that God has called them to adopt. 

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Topics: Open Adoption, African American adoption, African American Adoptions, Adoptive family, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, African American adoptive couple

8 Simple Tips on Building an Affordable Maternity Wardrobe

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 3, 2017 6:58:00 AM

You probably don’t want to have to spend to a ton of cash on new clothes, since you won’t be pregnant forever. But, it's good to enhance and add to your wardrobe a bit to fit your growing belly.

When it comes to dressing your bump, there’s no right or wrong way to go about it. But, today we wanted to share how you can build your wardrobe with affordable maternity clothes!

Here are our 8 tips and tricks to creating an affordable maternity wardrobe:

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Topics: unplanned pregnancy, Birthmother Blessing, Maternity fashion, maternity clothes, Birth Mother Blessings, Birthmother Blessings

"I Haven't Seen a Doctor Yet. Can I Still Do Adoption?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 31, 2017 6:57:00 AM

Many women have wondered if they can still choose adoption for their baby, even if they haven't seen a doctor yet. The answer is YES! No prenatal care doesn't change your ability to choose adoption. Read on for more details about doing an adoption plan before you've had prenatal care...

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Topics: adoption plan, adopt out my baby, prenatal care, choosing adoption for my baby