Birth Parents Blog

What Will the Couple Tell My Child About Me?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 12, 2018

"I'm due soon, and I just found out that I'm having a boy. How will the adoptive couple tell my child about me when he's older? How will they tell him that he's adopted?

I love my son so much already, and I don't want him to grow up thinking that I'm an evil person who just gave him up."

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Topics: Open Adoption, letter to my birth child, adoptive family for my baby, adoptee, adoption is love, open adoption questions

This is What it Feels Like to Be Adopted

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 18, 2017

If you're thinking about adoption, you might be curious about what it's like to be adopted.

Lots of women have told Lifetime things like, "I'm scared that if I adopt out my baby, they'll grow up hating me!"

Today, we're sharing a quick video with you, from Alexa, a woman who was adopted 18 years ago through Lifetime. She wanted to share her adoption story because she is grateful to her birth mother for choosing adoption.

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Topics: adoptee, adoptee's story, how does it feel to be adopted?, what is it like to be adopted?, will my child hate me?