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What Should I Ask Adoptive Families About Their Faith?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 15, 2018

Lifetime has many adoptive couples to choose from, of various denominations. So, if it’s important to you that your child’s adoptive family be a specific denomination such as Baptist, Catholic, or Methodist, make sure to let your Adoption Coordinator know.

Once you’re interested in one adoptive couple, you'll have the opportunity to get to know them better over the phone. Know that it's normal to be nervous about this phone call. If you'd like, your Adoption Coordinator can join in on the call and help move the convo along.

When you talk to the adoptive couple you're interested in, you'll probably want to learn more about their religious background. Here are 8 possible questions about faith that you might ask them:

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Topics: adoptive family for my baby, faith in adoption, Christian family for my baby, christian couple, adoptive family of faith, adoptive family's faith

How Can I Get My Mom's Support?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 18, 2018

"My Mom says that since I made the choice to have sex, I have to be a mom. She is dead-set against the idea that I'd adopt out my baby.

How can I get my Mom's support? I have no idea how I'd be able to parent right now, so adoption is really the best decision I could make..."

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Topics: adopt out my baby, Christian Adoption, Christian family for my baby, christian couple, Support adoption

“Can I Find Out the Adoptive Parent’s Faith?”

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 15, 2018

"I was brought up in a Christian family, went to Sunday school every week, and then youth groups and prayer circles when I was older. My faith in God has really helped me through some rough patches in life. I'm actually going through one right now with being pregnant unexpectedly. 

It's important to me that the family I choose for my baby be devout Christians, and raise my child to know the Lord. Can I find out the adoptive parent’s faith?"

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Topics: christian couple, Christian family for my baby, faith of adoptive family, adoptive family's faith, adoptive family of faith, choosing an adoptive family, picking an adoptive family

Can My Child Go to Private School?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 8, 2018

"I'm 22 weeks pregnant and expecting a baby girl. Never thought I'd have to say this, but I think I need to adopt out my baby.

My baby's father pretty much ghosted me once he found out he got me pregnant. And I have no idea how I'd be able to be a mom! I'm in school full-time, working part-time, and living with my parents. 

I've been looking at the adoptive couples on your site. Can I choose a family that will send my child to private school? I really want my daughter to get a good education...that's something I can't provide for her."

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Topics: adopt out my baby, Christian family for my baby