Birth Parents Blog

"I'm an addict...adoption was the best choice I ever made!"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 7, 2018

As opioid abuse has risen in recent years, conversations about addiction have moved out of the shadows. Today, we hear from one woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, about her experience with addiction. 

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Topics: Give up my baby, prenatal drug exposure, substance use during pregnancy, addiction and adoption, opioid crisis and adoption

Can I Do Adoption If I Used Meth During My Pregnancy?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 28, 2017

Question: I’m so ashamed to admit this, but I used meth during my pregnancy. I’m having a baby girl due next month, but I’m nervous and stressing that I won’t be able to handle parenting. So, I’m thinking about adoption. Will anyone want to adopt my baby since I used meth while I was pregnant?

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Topics: prenatal drug exposure, drug-exposed baby, substance use during pregnancy, meth use during pregnancy