Birth Parents Blog

"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

Google Search for ‘Putting My Baby Up for Adoption’

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 13, 2017 7:24:00 AM

Some of you might have arrived at this post after typing in the words “putting my baby up for adoption” or “adopting out my baby” into Google. You might be just starting to think of your pregnancy choices such as adoption.

Others might have already been thinking about adoption for a while now and Googled “giving my baby up for adoption.” For those who are ready to pick an adoptive family, you might search for “adoptive family for my baby.” In all of these cases, you’ve come to the right place!

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Topics: Adoption for my child, Putting a baby up for adoption, adoption for my baby, adopting out my baby, putting my baby up for adoption, giving my baby up for adoption

I Got Pregnant by Date Rape and Chose Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Dec 9, 2016 10:09:52 AM

"I got pregnant when I was 17 through date rape by a guy I barely knew. At the time, I didn’t know that what he’d done was actually criminal sexual assault and against the law. I was ashamed to be pregnant and didn’t tell anyone I was raped. I was raised in a very strict, religious household. My mom and dad were so disappointed in me. Pretty soon after I found out I was pregnant, they kicked me out of the house for good. To put it plainly, I was pregnant, homeless, jobless, poor, and alone.

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Topics: date rape, unplanned pregnancy, adoption for my baby, adopting out my baby

Can I Choose Adoption at the Last-Minute?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Dec 6, 2016 9:05:39 AM

Question: "I’m due next month, and I’ve been thinking about adopting out my baby ever since I found out I was pregnant. My parents won’t help me out, but my boyfriend has said we’ll move in together and he’ll work two jobs to make ends meet. The problem is, he isn’t the most reliable. So, that’s why adoption seems to be the best possible choice. Can I still give up my baby for adoption at the last minute? How about after she’s born?"

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Topics: adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, last-minute adoption, adopting out my baby