Birth Parents Blog

3 Questions To Think About When Browsing Adoptive Families

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 28, 2017

Are you browsing adoptive family profiles to find just the right parents to raise your child? There's a lot to keep in mind when you're making this selection. It's a big decision with a lot of factors to consider.

So that you can make a choice that you feel comfortable with, Lifetime is sharing three questions to keep in mind. Ask yourself these three questions as you're going through the process of picking adoptive parents:

Read More

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

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.

Read More

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

7 Interesting Facts About Single Adoptive Mom Yvette

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 24, 2017

Have you ever wondered why women choose a single adoptive mother to parent their baby? Check out one woman's story, "Why I Placed My Baby With a Single Mother." She says that "I ended up choosing a single woman. I learned from my mom that a woman can be successful and have a family without a man around. The adoptive mom I chose...wasn’t able to have a child biologically. I knew she was strong when she told me about how she fought her way to success. She told me that she wanted to teach that strength to the child that she’d adopt. Aisha was the type of woman I wanted to be in 5 or 10 years! She’s a role model to me and I just knew that she’d be the perfect mom for my child!" Today, we're sharing about a hopeful adoptive mom from Maryland, Yvette!

Yvette is ready to give her unconditional love to a child through the miracle of adoption! She plans to honor and respect your relationship to your child through open discussions, a life-book, and talking about you. Yvette believes it’s important to discuss adoption with a child from an early age, and she's open to sharing your child’s life with you in a manner that is agreed upon together. 

Here are 7 interesting, fun facts about Yvette:

Read More

Topics: African American adoption, Single Adoption, adoptive mother, adoptive family for my baby

8 Fun Facts About This Financially Stable Pennsylvania Couple

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 13, 2017

Randy and Lori are excited to expand their family through adoption and can offer your child a safe, loving home, a big brother and a stay-at-home mom. They also look forward to getting to sharing letters, photos and visits with you if you wish. Here are 8 fun, fast facts about Randy and Lori:

Read More

Topics: Adoptive couple video, Adoptive couple's video, adoption video,, adoptive family video, adoptive family from Pennsylvania, Pennsylania adoptive couple, adoptive family for my baby

How to Find the Perfect Adoptive Family for Your Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 9, 2017

Once you’ve decided that adoption is the best choice for you and your baby, an important step is finding a good “match”. It’s not just about finding a family that will give your child a good life, since there are tons of those. Today, we’re sharing about how to find an adoptive couple you feel comfortable with, and who have all the qualities you’re looking for in a family for your child. Since you’ll have a life-long relationship with them, we make sure that you feel a connection to the family you pick.

Read More

Topics: picking an adoptive family, adoptive family for my child, picking an adoptive couple, how do I choose an adoptive family?, adoptive family for my baby