Birth Parents Blog

5 Ways to Get Through Your First Year After Placing

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 11, 2019

It’s one thing to make an adoption plan for your baby, but a completely different thing to deal with your feelings after the adoption is done.

The range of emotions you might feel after placement is normal. You’ll probably face a roller coaster of emotions, ranging from guilt to relief during and after the adoption process.

One minute you might feel like you did the best thing for your baby and the next you feel lonely and lost.

These five tips can help you cope after placement, no matter how you may be feeling:

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Topics: peer counseling, adoption counseling, post-placement

Post-Placement, 4 Things That’ll Help You Get Through

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 10, 2016

After your adoption plan for your baby or child happens, you’ll probably be going through lots of emotions. Add to that, the post-partum soreness, and you may be going through a pretty intense time. Here are 4 simple things that can help with what you’re going through:

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Topics: birth mother, adoption counseling, adoption placement, post-placement, after adoption