Birth Parents Blog

Texas Adoptive Couple Dustin and Dominique’s Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 27, 2016 5:00:00 PM

Dustin and Dominique are so excited to begin their adoption journey. They hope to have a relationship with you, and are open to whatever amount of future contact you're comfortable with. Dustin and Dominique are open to any race and look forward to meeting you to learn more about your hopes for your child!

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Is Adoption Right for Me?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 23, 2016 11:04:09 AM

Many women who have contacted Lifetime initially thought that adoption wasn't for them. Here's one woman's story of how she came to explore the choice of adoption for her baby:

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What to Look for in an Adoptive Family [VIDEO]

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 19, 2016 10:45:11 AM

Are you thinking about adoption, but wondering “how will I ever choose adoptive parents for my baby?!” There are lots of things to keep in mind as you look at adoptive family profiles. Discover our top 7 tips for what to think about as you look at adoptive families. In this video, birth moms Nicole and Tammy talk about what they were looking for in an adoptive family:

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Does Adoption Allow Me to See My Child Again?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 16, 2016 8:41:40 AM

“I’m thinking that maybe I should adopt out my baby, I just can’t be a mom right now while I'm still in high school! But, what’s stopping me from doing adoption is that I just couldn’t go around knowing I’d never see my child again. Could adoption let me see my kid ever again?!”

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Texas Adoptive Couple David and Rispba's Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 13, 2016 11:40:00 AM

David and Rispba have been married for about 13 years and are looking forward to growing their family through adoption! They're the proud parents of an adopted son, who they adopted through Lifetime in 2012. 

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Lifetime's Labor Bags, Packed Just for You!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 12, 2016 11:27:21 AM

If you're pregnant and considering adoption, know that Lifetime Adoption cares for you. One of the ways that we help women facing an unplanned pregnancy is through our labor bags. Read on to find out what a labor bag is, and how to request one.

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Birth Mother to Birth Mother…Cheryl Shares Her Story

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 9, 2016 12:51:03 PM

Cheryl and her husband Al are a hopeful adoptive couple, waiting to adopt a baby through Lifetime. They’re open to adopting a baby (or child up to two years old) of any race.

Al and Cheryl share, “Cheryl is a birth mother herself and truly values the importance of keeping in contact through the years. We’d love to get to know you, if you’re comfortable, and to have an open adoption that works for you." Check out Al and Cheryl’s adoption website here.

When Cheryl was younger, she made an adoption plan for her baby. In this video, Cheryl shares her adoption story as she speaks from the heart as a birth mother.

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Pennsylvania Adoptive Couple Dhinesh and Yogi’s Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 6, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Dhinesh and Yogi are an energetic and fun-loving family who spend quality time together. They frequent their local animal park, children’s museum and attend sporting, cultural events, Christian concerts and love to expose their son to different sports. They love to live their life based on Christian principles.

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How Do I Pick an Adoptive Family?!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 5, 2016 3:51:28 PM

The idea of choosing adoptive parents for your baby might overwhelm you. Before you start looking at adoptive family profiles, it’s helpful to think about what you’re looking for in the family. Sometimes birth mothers choose a couple that’s similar to their family. They might even look for a family with an aspect that they often longed for growing up. Here, we’re going to share tips on how to pick an adoptive family.

Lifetime Adoption is here to help you in your search. We’ll mail you printed profiles about adoptive couples, which look like scrapbooked booklets. And, you can always view adoptive family profiles on our site. When you’re ready, Lifetime will put you in touch with your top picks. You can email, chat or call the family to have a conversation with them.

Here are 5 tips to help you as you look at adoptive families:

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Birth Mother Scholarships to Further Your Education

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 2, 2016 11:09:52 AM

We're excited to celebrate the 8 birth mothers who were awarded a scholarship toward their college fall tuition this month! Have you made an adoption plan for your baby or child? Discover how you can further your education through one of our scholarships by visiting

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