Birth Parents Blog

"What is Pica? Should I Worry?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 23, 2017

Question: "My sister just told me that when she was pregnant, she had pica syndrome. What is pica? Should I worry that I may have this too since she did?"

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Topics: Healthy pregnancy, healthy eating, pregnancy health, pregnancy nutrition, pregnancy help, pica syndrome during pregnancy, pregnancy pica syndrome

12 Valuable Questions to Ask Your OB-GYN

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 7, 2017

You might be nervous when you go to see your OB-GYN doctor, and forget the questions you meant to ask. We recommend printing this list out or saving it to your phone, then bringing it along with you to your doctor’s appointment. Here are 12 questions to ask your OB-GYN doctor:

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Topics: pregnancy help, pregnancy tips, questions to ask OB-GYN, questions to ask my doctor

Merry Christmas from Lifetime Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 24, 2015

 Merry Christmas from everyone at Lifetime Adoption!

It seems like everyone is expected to be happy during the holidays. But what if you’re just not feeling it this year? We've recently posted two blogs about how to handle the holidays if you're doing adoption. Click here for part 1...and here's part 2.

If you have questions or need help today, remember that we're here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for you, even on Christmas! We're just a phone call away: 1-800-923-6784.

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Topics: unplanned pregnancy, Christmas, pregnancy help

Cold or Flu During Pregnancy?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 12, 2015

With the cold and flu season here, you may get sick this winter. Many pregnant women will get a cold or the flu, because of a weaker immune system. Your immune system is lowered to allow the life inside of you to develop without being attacked by your body. Read on to find out what to do if you do get sick...

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Topics: Healthy pregnancy, pregnancy help, pregnancy tips, sick during pregnancy

Birth Mother Blessings Journals Available

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 19, 2015

At Lifetime Adoption, we care about you and your needs. One way we are able to help women facing an unplanned pregnancy who are considering adoption is by offering maternity clothes, household items, and other necessities at no cost to you.

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Topics: Birthmother Blessing, Adoption journey, adoption plan, pregnancy help

What Happens During an Ultrasound?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 14, 2015

Question: I’m a little freaked out about getting an ultrasound done. How does it work? Will it hurt my baby?

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Topics: Pregnancy, pregnancy help

10 Tips for Pregnancy Insomnia

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 17, 2015

(#4 will really help!)

Is your growing belly making it difficult for you to get a good night’s sleep? Or even fall asleep in the first place? One pregnant woman shared, “I never had issues sleeping before I got pregnant. Now I can’t seem to relax at night.” Sleep issues are common during pregnancy. They happen as a result of lots of things: bathroom trips in the middle of the night, cramped legs, heartburn, carrying the extra pounds on your belly, and feeling over-heated.

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Topics: Pregnancy, pregnancy help

Getting Pregnancy Help is Easier Than You Might Think

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 13, 2015

 

Does it seem like Google has made things even more complicated sometimes? In the old days, if you needed to find pregnancy help, you could simply go to the yellow pages, or ask some people at the local hospital for advice, and you’d end up with two or three people you could talk to about it.


Now all you have to do is Google “pregnancy” or “adoption,” and you end up with more pregnancy resources than you know what to do with! If it seems confusing and hard to figure out where to go for help with an adoption or an unplanned pregnancy, you aren’t alone.


Luckily, Lifetime Adoption has some great resources to help you decide what’s best for you, how to take care of yourself during pregnancy, and who you can trust at this vulnerable time in your life.

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Topics: pregnancy help