Birth Parents Blog

What Will the Couple Tell My Child About Me?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 12, 2018

"I'm due soon, and I just found out that I'm having a boy. How will the adoptive couple tell my child about me when he's older? How will they tell him that he's adopted?

I love my son so much already, and I don't want him to grow up thinking that I'm an evil person who just gave him up."

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Topics: Open Adoption, letter to my birth child, adoptive family for my baby, adoptee, adoption is love, open adoption questions

"Why Do I Need to Share My Medical History?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 2, 2018

Question: "I just started going through the adoption paperwork that my coordinator at Lifetime sent me. Why do I need to share my family and medical history? Does the adoptive couple have to know this info?"

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Topics: Adoption Questions, adoption paperwork, open adoption questions