Adoptive Families Blog

How to Enhance Your First Call With a Birth Mother

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 6, 2017

You’ve got a birth mother who wants to speak with you. This is a really exciting time! So how do you prepare for this important phone call? Today, Lifetime Adoption shares tips on how you can enhance this first call with a birth mother.

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Topics: Talking to Birthmothers, adoption match, talking to birth mothers, first call with a birth mother, phone call with birth mother

Why Wasn’t That Our Baby?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 30, 2016

Question: I noticed that on Lifetime Adoption Center’s Facebook page, you posted about multiple drop in the lap adoption situations that happened over the weekend. Why weren’t we contacted about these?

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Topics: Infant adoption, Waiting to Adopt, adoption wait, drop-in-the-lap, adoption match, sudden adoptions

Adoption Q&A: Talking to a Birth Mother

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 27, 2016

Question: We just scheduled a phone call with a birth mother who’s interested in matching with us. We’re excited, yet a little nervous. How do we handle this first conversation?

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Topics: Talking to Birthmothers, adoption Q&A, relationship with birth mother, adoption match

"Are Birth Mothers Required to Get Prenatal Care?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 22, 2016

Here’s a great question we were recently asked by a couple thinking about adoption: “Does Lifetime require that birth mothers get prenatal care before they can choose a family, or to start a match with adoptive parents?"

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Topics: Adoption Questions, Birth Mothers, adoption match