Birth Parents Blog

Creative Outlets Help Birth Mothers

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jul 1, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Many women who are thinking about whether adoption is right for them find it's helpful to journal. They've shared that journaling helps them sort through their feelings about adoption. Another way to process your adoption decision is through creative activities, such as drawing or coloring.

Lifetime Adoption has inspirational coloring books available for your use! 

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Topics: Adoption for my child, Adoption journey, adoption decision, adoption for my baby

Is Closed Adoption Possible?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 1, 2015 12:04:00 PM

While open adoption is becoming more understood and desired among birth parents and adoptive families, time to time we still are asked by birth mothers, “Can I have a closed adoption?”

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Topics: adoption decision, adopt my baby, closed adoption

In College and Considering Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jul 10, 2015 1:30:00 PM

Did you know that most college women don’t have accurate information about all of their unplanned pregnancy choices?

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Topics: Adoption for my child, adoption decision, Considering adoption

Download a Free e-Book About Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 15, 2015 2:31:00 PM

Are you pregnant and thinking about doing adoption? Whether you have just found out you're pregnant or have been thinking about adoption for awhile, you're not alone. Over 2 million women will face an unplanned pregnancy this year. And, there are many reasons why women choose adoption for their baby or child.
To learn more about choosing adoption, you can get a FREE digital copy of So I Was Thinking About Adoption. This book is short and easy to read, and it's packed with advice, info, checklists, and stories from women who have been where you are. In the book are honest details about adoption and the process, tips on choosing the best plan for your baby, and help on how to tell people about adoption.
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Topics: Adoption for my child, Adoption Book, Give up my baby, adoption decision

How to Tell Your Kids About Your Adoption Plan

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 3, 2015 9:39:00 AM

If you have kids, they may wonder about your pregnancy and adoption decision. Depending on their age, you can tell them that you are going to have a baby, but won’t be able to take care of the baby. Babies need lots of attention, and you may not be able to care for any more children right now. You might explain that you don’t have a crib, special baby food, or a stroller to push the baby in, and there wouldn’t be anyone to care for the baby while you are at work.

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Topics: adoption plan, adoption decision