Birth Parents Blog

I Just Found Out I'm Pregnant...

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 23, 2013 7:05:29 AM

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

Adoption or Abortion?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Mar 11, 2013 2:12:19 AM

Q. I have just found out I am pregnant and I don’t want this baby. I don’t want to be pregnant and give the baby up for adoption. But I don’t believe in abortion. If I could go back in time and undo everything I would. I feel like I have two choices and both of them suck. Should I flip a coin or ??

A. That feeling in the pit of your stomach when you learn you are pregnant and don’t want to be is something that many, many women know and understand. The reality is, like it or not, you are already a mother and responsible for decisions that will affect you and your child’s life forever.

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Topics: Adoption, Pregnancy, Adoption Questions, abortion help pregnant, counseling pregnancy

Not Sure About Adoption...

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Mar 7, 2013 4:36:49 AM

Just today, we got a call from a woman considering adoption for her baby. She asked us: "I'm not sure yet what I want to do. Can I just get information emailed to me for now?"

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Topics: Adoption Questions, pregnancy pregnant decisions, abortion help pregnant, counseling pregnancy

Grab a Free Book About Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 27, 2013 5:05:23 AM

If you're considering making an adoption plan for your baby or child, you can get answers and learn about adoption through this short booklet: So I Was Thinking About Adoption.

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Topics: Adoption, pregnancy pregnant decisions, abortion help pregnant, free adoption book, counseling pregnancy, pregnant

He Wants Me to Have an Abortion

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 19, 2009 1:45:00 AM

This question recently came to me from a pregnant teen, considering her pregnancy choices:
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Topics: Adoption, unplanned pregnancy, abortion help pregnant, teenage pregnancy

Pregnancy Decision Kit

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Apr 28, 2009 6:32:00 AM

Are you a mother who just found out your daughter is pregnant? You are not alone. Thousands of moms have been right where you are today. But somewhere between the shock and fear, reality sets in... This is MY Little Girl.

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Topics: birth mother, unplanned pregnancy, pregnancy pregnant decisions, abortion help pregnant

Free Pregnancy Services -- Help With Your Needs

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Nov 20, 2008 6:11:00 AM


There are some free services available for women who are pregnant. Most of these services are available through your state, such as Medi-caid and the WIC program. Your local hospital may also offer free prenatal classes as well as a free or low-cost pregnancy clinic. Check your local phone book for more information on how to qualify.

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Topics: Adoption, unplanned pregnancy, abortion help pregnant, counseling pregnancy

Alternative to Safe Haven? A Better Option

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Nov 14, 2008 8:03:00 AM

Talk about safe havens is all over the media right now. Safe havens are a wonderful option for those who are in crisis and need help. But there is a better option; that is adoption. With adoption, you can choose the family and receive letters, photos, and even visit. With safe haven, a child goes directly the foster care system.

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Topics: pregnancy pregnant decisions, abortion help pregnant, safe haven, safe havens

A Fast Track Adoption-when time is short, we can help

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Nov 13, 2008 5:40:00 AM

Are you not able to parent now due to one of the following situations?

  • Work, military duty, or prison time which means you will have a long time away from your children
  • Struggling as a single parent and you feel your children are suffering and you want more for them
  • You are sick and don’t want your children to go into the system or Child Protective Services to step in and take them.
  • Already parenting and are pregnant with another baby – but just can’t care for one more properly without you all suffering.
  • Emotionally or financially unable to care for yourself and a child or children.
  • Homeless or facing becoming homeless and want more for your children than living on the street.
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Topics: Adoption, pregnancy pregnant decisions, abortion help pregnant

Are you thinking about adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Nov 5, 2008 11:40:00 PM

Are you facing an unplanned pregnancy and considering adoption?

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Topics: Adoption, Pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, pregnancy pregnant decisions, abortion help pregnant