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

6 Simple Steps to Making a Custom Adoption Plan

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 21, 2017 7:51:00 AM

Lifetime has helped many women as they decide if an adoption plan is the right thing for their babies. With all this experience, we understand the fears and emotions you might have right now, as well as your adoption questions. Lifetime is here to give you honest info about adoption and give you the resources you need to make this decision. So today, we’re breaking down the adoption process into 6 simple steps:

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Topics: adoption plan, adoption for my baby, adoption planning kit, choosing an adoptive couple, choosing an adoptive family, choosing adoption for my baby

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

"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

"I'm Not Sad About Choosing Adoption"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jan 20, 2017 6:26:00 AM

This is one of the most stressful times in my life, but finally, I actually feel alright about what’s happening. My friends keep talking to me like I’m hiding my feelings, like I should be really depressed or something. But I don’t feel sad about this! I never thought I would go through this, but I’m actually relieved to have a plan and there’s a part of me that’s excited about choosing adoption and giving this amazing couple, and my baby, a chance that may not have happened without this. Am I missing something? Are my friends right to worry?

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Topics: adoption plan, adoption for 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

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

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