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"At 19, I chose to adopt out my baby. Here's why..."

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 5, 2017

"I wanted to write a special note to all the women out there thinking about adoption, just from me. When I was 19, I chose to adopt out my baby boy. Here's my story...

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How to Support a Friend Who’s Choosing Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 10, 2017

Question: My best friend found out she was pregnant four months ago. Getting pregnant wasn’t at all in her plan right now. She’s not ready to become a mom yet, and she’s chosen adoption. A lot of our friends are hating on her and saying “I could never give my baby away!” How can I have her back right now?

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"Is It Bad to Adopt Out My Baby?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 29, 2016

When you’re pregnant and thinking about adoption, you’ve probably got some big questions on your mind right now…

How do I know I’m not making the wrong choice?

Will I regret my decision?

Does giving up my baby for adoption make me a bad person?

Making an adoption plan for your baby isn’t an easy thing to do. The fact you’re struggling with your decision shows how much you love your baby and want what’s best for him or her.

Choosing adoption doesn’t make you a bad person, it just makes you different. Being different means that you may be judged: in some cases positively, in other cases not.

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Does Adoption Allow Me to See My Child Again?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 16, 2016

“I’m thinking that maybe I should adopt out my baby, I just can’t be a mom right now while I'm still in high school! But, what’s stopping me from doing adoption is that I just couldn’t go around knowing I’d never see my child again. Could adoption let me see my kid ever again?!”

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Topics: adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, I could never do adoption