Birth Parents Blog

I Just Found Out I'm Pregnant...

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 23, 2013

Here is a question Lifetime recently received from a pregnant teen: "I am 15 and a few weeks ago, I found out that I'm pregnant. My parents are disappointed in me, and they are telling me what I should do. What rights do my parents have in my pregnancy decision?"

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Topics: 15 and pregnant, Adoption, abortion help pregnant

Finding Out Who Your True Friends Are

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 17, 2013

There is nothing like hitting a rough patch in life to find out who your true friends are! That BFF you thought would be there forever has “de-friended” you and won’t return your texts! The group you had lunch with, suddenly makes it clear that you are not welcome to sit with them. Your study partner chooses someone else.

It sucks to be disrespected! It hurts to have people turn on you! What you will find is that it is better to get rid of the bad ones now. Find out who your real friends are! Stick with those people that love you no matter what. They need to understand that you will make mistakes; so will they! A true friend will forgive and move on. They won’t bring up the past all the time and they won’t rub bad decisions in your face.

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Topics: 15 and pregnant, Pregnancy, high school pregnancy, 16 and Pregnant

Adoption Magazine: Browse Adoptive Parents

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 28, 2013

Many women have let us know that it helps them understand open adoption better by seeing the kinds of adoptive families to choose from. Often a woman may not be sure about choosing adoption until she finds just the right parents to adopt her baby. One way she can get an idea of the types of parents hoping to adopt is by viewing the Lifetime Adoption Magazine online!

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Topics: 15 and pregnant, Adoption Questions, pregnancy pregnant decisions, 16 and Pregnant, counseling pregnancy

Can I Choose Adoption or Can My Mom Take My Baby?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 14, 2013

Q I’m 15 and I turn 16 in a few weeks. I want to know if there is anyway my mom can take my child because I’m scared she’s going try to take her from me! I just want to make sure me and my baby are safe…
please call me


A It must be a really scary time for you right now! The laws vary from state to state regarding parental rights over their pregnant teens. Most states give the choice to the teen. You didn’t leave us your phone number; however, you can contact us at 1-800-923-6784 anytime, day or night. The professionals at Lifetime Adoption can tell you if you are in a state that allows teens to make the choice of adoption for their child on their own.

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Topics: 15 and pregnant, question, 16 and Pregnant, teen pregnancy, Birthmother, pregnant

Is It Hard Being a Teen Mom: Real Life Facts

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 4, 2010

Q: Is it hard being a teen mom?

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Topics: 15 and pregnant, teenmom, teenage moms, high school pregnancy, 16 and Pregnant, teen pregnancy