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Will Anyone Want to Adopt My African American Baby?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 6, 2018

"I'm 23 weeks pregnant, and I'm expecting a girl. I'm going to give my baby up for adoption because I don't believe in abortion. I already have two kids, and it's been a struggle, so I don't know how I could manage another baby.

I called another adoption agency to learn how I can adopt out my baby. But they told me that none of their adoptive couples want to adopt an African American baby. Plus, I'd like to place her with an African American couple. Can you help me?"

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Topics: African American adoption, adopt out my baby, African American adoptive couple, give my baby up for adoption

African American Couple from Florida Eager to Adopt!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 13, 2018

African American adoptive couple Samuel and Sabrina from Florida say, "The Lord has blessed our family with love and joy. Therefore, we desire to share this love with another child and to expand our family!" This family-oriented Christian couple has been happily married for over 17 years, and is excited about adopting a child in Florida.

After facing years of infertility, Samuel and Sabrina were blessed to adopt their son, Jabari, when he was a newborn. He's now four years old, and is excited for a little brother or sister. Samuel and Sabrina both enjoy family gatherings, and believe in living a healthy, physical and spiritual lifestyle. 

They've made a cute video to introduce themselves and share more about what they have to offer your child.

Keep scrolling to learn more about this African American adoptive couple!

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Video About African American Adoptive Couple Gregg and Candice

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 29, 2017

African American adoptive couple Gregg and Candice from Maryland say, "We know that God's plan to start and grow our family is through adoption, and we are waiting with open arms!" These happily married couple are ready to love a child, and dream of family gatherings and fun-filled vacations with a little one.

They've made a cute video to introduce themselves and share more about what they have to offer your child.

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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 as a single mother 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:

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

Texas Adoptive Couple Brian and Karla's Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 4, 2017

Brian and Karla are ready to add to their family through adoption once more! They love to spend time with extended family, travel, cook and try different restaurants. They promise to raise your child in a warm, loving home and to love them unconditionally.  

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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

"Why I Placed My Baby With a Single Mother"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 24, 2017

"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

Texas Adoptive Couple David and Rispba's Adoption Video

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 13, 2016

David and Rispba have been married for about 13 years and are looking forward to growing their family through adoption! They're the proud parents of an adopted son, who they adopted through Lifetime in 2012. 

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

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

Birth Mother Adrianne Shares Her Story

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 1, 2013

Recently, Lifetime Adoption held a webinar conference call with a birth mother who shared the story of how she chose to make an adoption plan for her son about seven years ago. Adrianne currently stays in touch with her son and his adoptive family; they'd made an open adoption agreement.

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Topics: Adoption, unplanned pregnancy, African American adoption, African American Adoptions