Adoptive Families Blog

Blessed by Open Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 19, 2014

Libby, one of Lifetime’s Adoption Coordinators, just received this touching update email from adoptive couple Brent and Latonia:

“It's so great, as always, to hear from you and Lifetime. We would love to be a part of helping other hopeful adoptive parents through their journey.

We still sing the praises of Lifetime and the support we received and regularly recommend you to anyone who expresses an interest in adopting.

We were indeed able to overcome concerns about an open adoption. Latonia communicated quite a bit with Georgia's birth mom before she was born, drove her to the hospital and was able to be present for Georgia's birth. We also were able to spend the entire time Georgia was in the hospital with her. The surprise has come from the ongoing contact with Georgia's birthmom. We exchanged cell phone numbers and text her every month or so with a picture and anecdote about what Georgia's up to. Georgia's birth mother also sends texts for her during milestones, like her birthday, Christmas and Mother's Day. She is very respectful of us as Georgia's parents and we'd love to share with other parents that contact with your child's birth mom doesn't have to be scary.

We would love to assist in helping other parents. We may even be interested in another adoption!

Best,

Latonia and Brent”

Brent and Latonia recently were our guests for an adoption webinar and shared more about their adoption story. Stay tuned on www.AdoptionTeleconference.com to catch the recording of this special adoption webinar.

Do you have questions on how you can adopt a baby or child? Call us at Lifetime Adoption to get the tools to get started in your adoption journey: (530) 271-1740.

Topics: Adoption Update, Adoption success