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5 Important Questions to Ask Yourself About Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 28, 2018

If you're thinking about adoption for your baby, you might be feeling all sorts of conflicting emotions ranging from anxiety to hope. Even if you know deep down that you’re making the right decision for you and your baby, you might still struggle with doubts over whether you’re doing the right thing.

The good news is that there's tons of information on the Internet about adoption, so you don’t have to make your decision alone. It's important to begin your research now so that you can get as much info as possible. That way, you'll be able to make an informed decision about adoption. But you’ll also need to have a conversation with yourself. Here are 5 important questions about adoption to ask yourself:

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Topics: thinking about adoption, adopt out my child, adopt out my baby, is adoption right for me

The Top 10 Do's and Don'ts When You're Thinking About Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 14, 2017

Deciding to make an adoption plan for your baby (or child) isn't an easy decision to make.  What has helped many women in your shoes is the knowledge that they're in the "driver's seat" with modern adoption.

With modern adoption, you're able to interview adoptive parents for your baby and hand-pick your top choice. You also have the right to stay in touch with the adoptive family and your child.  

 

Today, Lifetime's sharing our top 10 do's and don'ts to keep in mind if you're thinking about adoption:

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Topics: thinking about adoption, adoption plan for my baby, adopt out my baby, adopt out my child, modern adoption, Open Adoption, is adoption right for me

My Baby Will Have Special Needs-Can I Choose Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 21, 2017

"I'm due next month, and just found out my baby will have special needs! I have no idea how I'm going to manage all these medical bills or give him the extra care he'll need. So, I'm thinking about adoption. But, will anyone want to adopt him?"

Yes! There are hopeful adoptive couples ready and waiting to give the long-term care and commitment that a special needs baby will need. High medical bills, extra care and attention, and personal sacrifices usually come along with having a special needs child. If you're unable to provide the commitment, time, and financial support he needs, there are adoption options available to you.

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Topics: Adoption options, Special Needs Adoptions, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, thinking about adoption

5 Questions Every Woman Considering Adoption Should Ask

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 24, 2017

If you’ve started to think about adoption for your baby or child, it’s important to ask questions to the adoption professionals you talk to. By asking the 5 questions below (and any others that are important to you), you can feel more comfortable in your decision.

Getting a feel for how an adoption professional treats you is so important. If ever you feel judged or pressured, we encourage you to stop working with that professional. This is your life, your child, and your decision. You have the right to choose an agency you feel good with. 

Here are 5 questions every woman considering adoption should ask the adoption professional:

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Topics: adoption for my baby, thinking about adoption, adopt out my baby, adopt out my child, Adoption for my child, choosing adoption for my baby

Pregnant and Living With Your Parents? [VIDEO]

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 10, 2017

If you live with your parents and just found out you're pregnant, you're probably freaking out right now. Breaking the news to them can be hard. Here's a short video that shares some tips on how to tell your parents you’re pregnant:

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Topics: adoption for my baby, adopt out my baby, adopt my baby, Give up my baby, Pregnant and considering Adoption, thinking about adoption, tell my parents i'm pregnant