Birth Parents Blog

Can a Couple in Another State Adopt My Baby?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 1, 2018

When you're thinking about adoption, you're looking for the perfect adoptive family for your baby. But is it possible if the adoptive couple lives outside of your state?

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

How Do I Know My Baby Will Be Safe?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 10, 2018

The process of choosing just the right adoptive family for your baby can seem complicated. As you look at adoptive parent profiles, they'll probably all look nice and friendly, and say things that you like. But, as one woman puts it, "how do I know the adoptive families I see on your website are fit to be parents? How do I know that my baby will be safe?"

Today, Lifetime is giving you insider info about the in-depth screening and background checks every hopeful adoptive parent must go through in order to adopt so you can gain confidence that your baby will be safe!

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

How to Get Adoption Answers Anonymously

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 23, 2018

If you’re pregnant and considering adoption, you might not be ready to tell the world just yet. What you need right now is to ask questions about adoption anonymously.

The National Adoption Hotline is here to give you confidential answers to all of your questions! Keep reading to learn how you can reach the hotline for adoption help 24/7.

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Topics: Adoption Questions, Adoption help, how to choose an adoptive family, adoption hotline, hotline for adoption

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:

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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.

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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