Birth Parents Blog

"Can I Put My Baby Up for Adoption Without the Father Knowing?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 24, 2017 7:45:00 AM

Question: "I think adoption is the best choice for the situation I’m in right now. But I don’t think my baby’s father will be cool with it. Can I put my baby up for adoption without the father knowing?"

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Topics: Baby's father, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, baby's dad, birth father

African American Adoptive Couple for My Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 4, 2017 9:20:00 PM

Jamaal and Erinn are a young, African American professional couple who are excited to build their family through adoption!

They're each others' best friends and enjoy traveling and making new memories together. As Christians, they feel that God has called them to adopt. 

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Topics: Open Adoption, African American adoption, African American Adoptions, Adoptive family, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, African American adoptive couple

"I Haven't Seen a Doctor Yet. Can I Still Do Adoption?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 31, 2017 6:57:00 AM

Many women have wondered if they can still choose adoption for their baby, even if they haven't seen a doctor yet. The answer is YES! No prenatal care doesn't change your ability to choose adoption. Read on for more details about doing an adoption plan before you've had prenatal care...

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Topics: adoption plan, adopt out my baby, prenatal care, choosing adoption for my baby

"Why I Placed My Baby With a Single Mother"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 24, 2017 7:19:00 AM

"Three weeks after a one night stand at a house party, I was feeling 'off'. So, I peed on a stick in my bathroom right before my 8 am Psychology class. To my shock, I got a positive pregnancy test!

There were tons of thoughts running through my head when I found out I was pregnant. I had a hard time focusing. I told the guy I’d had the one night stand with, and he said that he didn’t want any kids right now. I didn’t want any either, but I was knocked up and had to make a decision.

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Topics: unplanned pregnancy, African American adoption, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, adopting out my baby

California Adoptive Couple for My Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 14, 2017 4:02:00 PM

Hoping to find a fun, active, California adoptive couple for your baby? If so, look no further look than Andy and Stacey!  They were blessed five years ago with a Lifetime Adoption, and are thrilled to adopt another blessing into their lives!

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoptive family, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, California adoptive family, California adoptive couple, california adoptive couple for my baby, Bay Area adoptive family, Bay Area adoptive couple

Pregnant and Living With Your Parents? [VIDEO]

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 10, 2017 7:46:00 AM

If you live with your parents and just found out you're pregnant, you're probably freaking out right now. Breaking the news to them can be hard. Here's a short video that shares some tips on how to tell your parents you’re pregnant:

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Topics: Give up my baby, Pregnant and considering Adoption, adopt my baby, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, tell my parents i'm pregnant, thinking about adoption

If I Do Adoption, Will My Child Remember Me?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 6, 2017 7:02:00 AM

Many women who are thinking about adoption for their baby wonder if their child will know about them in the future.

Today we’re sharing 4 tips on how you can make sure your child will grow up knowing you!

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption for my child, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, is adoption right for me

What's Open Adoption Like? One Birth Mother Shares

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Dec 30, 2016 7:00:00 AM

What’s it really like to decide on adoption for your baby, look through adoptive family profiles, pick a family, and place your baby with them? Today, we’re sharing one woman’s story of adoption.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption for my child, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, adopt out my child, adoption for a child

Is Adoption the Right Choice for Me? [VIDEO]

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Dec 27, 2016 8:59:01 AM

If you’re thinking about adoption, it’s common to ask yourself, “how do I know I’m doing the right thing?”  

Check out this short video below to learn more about open adoption:

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Topics: Open Adoption, Give up my baby, adopt my baby, adopt out my baby, open adoption visits, adoption for my baby, is adoption right for me

Surviving the Holidays When You’ve Chosen Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Dec 23, 2016 1:46:05 PM

Maybe you have an adoption plan in the works for your baby, or maybe you’re still thinking about adoption. During the holidays, you might get nosy questions from your family. When you go to Christmas celebrations and your baby bump is showing, what will your response to their questions be? Today, we’re sharing some tips and ideas on what you can do.

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Topics: Adoption Questions, Adoption for my child, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, adopt out my child