Birth Parents Blog

The Top 5 'Red Flags' to Watch Out for in Hopeful Adoptive Families

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 31, 2017

We spend lots of time talking with expectant mothers about what they're looking for in the family who will adopt their baby. Most mothers are seeking a couple who are genuinely good and will love their baby unconditionally. 

We talk a lot on this blog about reasons why women choose adoption and how you can select your baby's adoptive family. Today, we're going to talk about why you might say "no" to a hopeful adoptive couple.

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Topics: Adoptive family, adoptive family for my child, adoptive family for my baby, how to choose an adoptive family, how to choose a family for my baby

"How do I know the adoptive couple are good people?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 26, 2017

Question: "I'm 32 weeks along, and I just started looking at the adoptive families on your site. I like what they say about their parenting plans, and they all look friendly. But, how do I know the adoptive couple I pick are good people? How do I know that my baby will be going into a good home?"

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Topics: unplanned pregnancy, Adoptive family, Adoptive couple, adoption for my baby, choosing adoption for my baby, adoptive parents for my baby

African American Adoptive Couple for My Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 4, 2017

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

California Adoptive Couple for My Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 14, 2017

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

What to Look for in an Adoptive Family [VIDEO]

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 19, 2016

Are you thinking about adoption, but wondering “how will I ever choose adoptive parents for my baby?!” There are lots of things to keep in mind as you look at adoptive family profiles. Discover our top 7 tips for what to think about as you look at adoptive families. In this video, birth moms Nicole and Tammy talk about what they were looking for in an adoptive family:

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Topics: Adoptive family, adopt out my baby, adopt out my child, adoptive family for my child, adoptive couple for my baby

Pennsylvania Adoptive Family Tim and Samantha’s Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 19, 2016

Tim and Samantha are so excited to be taking this journey through adoption! They’ve always longed to adopt, and have so much love ready to give. They're blessed with an amazing support group of family and friends who already love this child!

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Topics: Adoptive family, Adoptive couple video, family for my baby, adoptive family video, adoptive family from the Northeast, adoptive couple from the Northeast

Idaho Adoptive Couple Nick and Trish’s Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 12, 2016

Hopeful adoptive couple Nick and Trish grow their own vegetables in their garden and raise miniature pigs. They’re active in their children's small private school and enjoy helping others through their church. Hobbies Nick and Trish enjoy include driving 4 wheelers, talking walks, and going to Sea World.

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Topics: Adoptive family, Adoptive couple, Adoptive couple video, adoption video,, adoptive couple from Idaho

Iowa Adoptive Couple Jon and Kelsy’s Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 5, 2016

Jon and Kelsy are a fun, young couple who were blessed with a transracial adoption four years ago when they became parents to their daughter. They'd like to expand their family and diversity once again. They look at life as an adventure, and try to learn something new and do something fun every single day. Jon and Kelsy believe laughter is the best medicine, and that God has a plan for everyone, and can't wait to see how their lives play out!

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Topics: Adoptive family, Adoptive couple, Adoptive couple video, adoption video,

Adoptive Couple Wesley and Caron from Texas

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 21, 2016

Wesley and Caron love each other so much and are so excited to expand their family through adoption! They're both professionals and strong Christians. They will offer great educational opportunities to your child from primary school throughout college.

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Topics: African American adoption, Adoptive family, Texas adoptive couple

Adoptive Couple Ed and Karen from New Mexico

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 23, 2016

Hopeful adoptive couple Ed and Karen are a fun loving military family looking forward to expanding their family again through adoption. They are hoping to adopt a little girl, and can't wait to share their lives, family and faith.

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Topics: adoptive parents, Adoption profile, Adoptive family, Adoptive couple, adoptive couple from New Mexico