Birth Parents Blog

First Trimester Screening

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 29, 2015 1:22:00 PM

At around 11 to 14 weeks into your pregnancy, your doctor will see if you want come in for a few optional first trimester screening tests. Read on to find out what these tests are all about!

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Topics: Pregnancy, Healthy pregnancy

The 8 Best Questions to Ask an Adoption Center

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 28, 2015 2:16:00 PM

Making an adoption plan for your child is a huge decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. These 8 questions will help you select the right adoption professional for you. Your journey will go a lot smoother if you are working with a good adoption company…they will be there to answer your questions and help you deal with things you’re worried about.

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Topics: Pregnancy choices, adoption plan, adoption or parenting

Adoptive Couple Jason and Melissa’s Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 25, 2015 11:13:00 AM

Jason and Melissa have so many aspects of their lives that they want to share with you.

From the big things like going on family vacations together to the small aspects of everyday life, like hugs and kisses; they're looking forward to being able share all these moments.

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Topics: Adoptive family, Adoptive couple

What kind of a parent would I be?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 22, 2015 8:05:00 PM

When you're thinking about adoption, it’s totally normal to consider what kind of parent you would be. Choosing your child’s parents through adoption lets you evaluate what kind of parents they will be.

But what about you? What kind of parent are you ready to be?

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Topics: Adoption for my child, Adoption choices, parenting or adoption,

Is Pregnancy Affecting Your Brain?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 21, 2015 1:30:00 PM

If you're pregnant and feel like it's turning your brain to dough, you're not alone. "Pregnancy brain" makes your short-term memory worse. Some women have told us that they go to the grocery store only to forget what they went there to buy.  Or maybe you wrote a list on the back of your hand and forgot where you put your pen.

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Topics: Pregnancy, Healthy pregnancy

Adoptive Couple Bobby & Taylor from North Carolina

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 18, 2015 10:17:00 AM

Bobby and Taylor are a young, fun-loving, Christian couple from North Carolina hoping to become first time parents through open adoption! They can't wait to share their love of music with a little one and promise to provide a loving, financially stable, and supportive home.

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Topics: Adoptive family, Adoptive couple, family for my baby

How Do I Know Adoption is the Right Choice?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 15, 2015 1:44:00 PM

If you are not ready to be a parent or you are not able to take responsibility for the growth and development of your child, you can still give your baby the gift of life by choosing adoption. You can choose the way your baby will be raised by selecting a stable, loving family for him. You can even choose a family that has interests you desire, like religious beliefs or hobbies.

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What Happens During an Ultrasound?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 14, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Question: I’m a little freaked out about getting an ultrasound done. How does it work? Will it hurt my baby?

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Topics: Pregnancy, pregnancy help

Texas Adoptive Couple Matt and Leslie’s Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 11, 2015 9:20:00 AM

Matt and Leslie are seeking to adopt because they have a strong desire to be parents. They look forward to snuggling, tickling, and giving kisses to their child.

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Note from an Adoptive Parents’ Daughter

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 8, 2015 6:30:00 PM

When a couple is adopting, they often have family members excited about their possible new addition. If the couple already have a child, we find that they're also very eager to get a little brother or sister. Here's a sweet note from one adoptive couple's daughter:

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Topics: adoption plan, christian couple