Birth Parents Blog

North Carolina Couple Eager to Become First-time Parents Through Adoption!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 5, 2018

Bryan and Michele just finished creating this cute video to introduce themselves and share about their dreams of adopting a baby. They're so excited to become first-time parents through adoption!

Bryan and Michele are looking forward to making new memories with your child like traveling, fishing, and spending the holidays together. Bryan is a business owner and volunteer EMS/Firefighter. Michele's a first-grade teacher and will be a part-time stay-at-home mom. Together, they enjoy fishing, going to the movies, and traveling to the mountains. Every other year, Bryan and Michele take a trip to Disneyland and see a NASCAR race

They've been married for six years, and share their excitement at becoming first time parents through adoption, "We’re both looking forward to nurturing your child into the person they will become by providing them with a great education, caring for their spirituality, and promoting their self-confidence."  Bryan and Michele are open to sharing letters, pictures, and visits in the future with you! 

Keep reading to learn more about this loving adoptive couple from North Carolina...

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What Do I Get to Decide About the Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 4, 2018

If you've just gotten a positive pregnancy test, it's common to feel out of control and unsure of what to do next. When you start to explore the pregnancy choice of adoption, you'll begin to realize how much control you have over the process.

Making a modern adoption plan with Lifetime gives you tons of choices! You're able to decide what type of adoption plan is best for you and your baby. This includes selecting your baby's adoptive parents, how much you'll stay in touch in the future, and more!

Today, Lifetime is sharing 4 questions to ask yourself as you create your custom adoption plan:

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Topics: Adoption choices, adoption plan, positive pregnancy test, modern adoption, adoption plan for my baby

Can I Choose a Catholic Family For My Baby?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 1, 2018

"I'm 17 and just found out I'm pregnant. I'm scared, ashamed and I have no idea how I'm going to tell my parents! I don't believe in abortion, and I 'm not ready to become a mom right now. So, I'm thinking about adoption. Can I choose a Catholic family for my baby?"

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Topics: christian couple, Catholic adoptive couple, Catholic family for my baby

Fun-Loving Nevada Couple Excited to Adopt a Girl of Any Race!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 28, 2018

Hopeful adoptive couple Jon and Ruth just created this cute video to introduce themselves! They're a fun-loving Christian couple with two little boys. Jon and Ruth are excited to adopt a little girl of any race into the family!

This Christian adoptive family enjoys staying active and their home state of Nevada gives them plenty of places to hike, ski, and go on adventures. Jon is a General Manager at a hotel, and Ruth's a stay-at-home mom to their two boys.

They promise to encourage your daughter to follow her dreams and give her every opportunity to do so. Jon and Ruth's sons attend some of the best private schools, and they plan to have your child attend them too. They'll teach your child to live a Christian lifestyle and the importance of giving back to others.  ---They'd love to stay in touch with you through letters, photos and visits if you are comfortable.

Keep reading to learn more about this fun-loving, active adoptive couple from Nevada!

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"I Think I Need to Give My Child Up for Adoption...Help!"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 27, 2018

We understand that there are tons of reasons why you feel that adoption might be best for your toddler or child. Maybe you're struggling to pay the bills, or maybe you just want to give your child more opportunities than what you can offer right now. No matter your reason, adoption can be a loving and positive choice.

If you're thinking about adoption for your older child, you're not alone. You still have options with modern adoption. Keep reading to learn more!

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Topics: older child adoption, adopt out my child

"How Much Contact Should I Have With My Baby After Delivery?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 24, 2018

Question: "I'm giving my baby up for adoption and I'm due any day now, so I'm trying to plan everything ahead of time.  It's making me really nervous. How much contact should I have with my baby after I deliver?"

Answer: The truth is, no one can tell you what’s right for you. Some birth moms want to hold their baby and look at him or her. Others feel that it'd be too hard, and choose not to have any contact at all. If you're giving your baby up for adoption, we'd like to share some tips with you today about how to decide!

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Fun-loving Farmers in Virginia Thrilled to Become First-time Parents!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 21, 2018

Justin and Tiffany just finished creating this cute video to introduce themselves and share about their dreams of adopting a baby! They're an outgoing, fun-loving, Christian couple looking to adopt who are thrilled at the opportunity to be first-time parents!

Justin and Tiffany have a big farm in Virginia, with tons of space, animals, and fresh home-grown food. 

They've been married for over 7 years, and are entrepreneurs who own a farm equipment business. As you can see in the photo collage here, they already have a nursery waiting! Justin and Tiffany share, "We are passionate about living a farm-to-table lifestyle and enjoy making home-cooked meals. After 6 years of unexplained infertility, we look forward to watching our child’s eyes light up at all of the wonders of living on a farm!" Justin and Tiffany open to sharing letters, pictures, and visits in the future with you! 

Keep reading to learn more about this fun-loving adoptive couple from Virginia...

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Get the Truth Behind 5 Popular Myths on Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 20, 2018

When you're thinking about adoption, you might get some slack and hear negative comments. People may say things like "giving your baby up for adoption is selfish."

Today, Lifetime is giving you the truth behind the five most-popular adoption myths!

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Topics: Adoption Myths, Giving Baby up for Adoption, adopt out my baby, adopt out my child

Is Adoption Really Free for Pregnant Women?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 17, 2018

Some of the women we talk to are turning to adoption because they already have kids and just can't afford to feed another mouth. Others are choosing adoption because becoming a mom is out of the question, and they don't believe in abortion.

No matter your situation, deciding if adoption's right for you is an emotional process. And you might be wondering "how much does it cost to adopt out my baby?"

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Topics: Adoption Fees, Give up my baby, adoption plan, adopt out my baby, free adoption counseling, place my baby up for adoption

Outdoorsy New Mexico Couple Eager to Adopt a Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 14, 2018

Justin and Becca just finished creating this cute video to introduce themselves and share about their dreams of adopting a baby! They're an outdoorsy couple that runs a Native American trading post in New Mexico.  Justin and Becca have wanted to have kids for awhile, and feel that they're being called to adoption. They enjoy being outside, traveling abroad, hiking, and spending time with their family, friends, and animals. 

Justin and Becca look forward to sharing their lives with a child! If you'd like, they're open to future communication via letters, photos, and visits.

Keep reading to learn more about this hopeful adoptive couple from New Mexico...

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