Adoptive Families Blog

What’s Waiting to Adopt Like for an Adoptive Dad-to-Be?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 5, 2018

What’s it like for men as they wait to become fathers through open adoption? As they support their wives and look forward to their future family, adoptive dads-to-be have their own unique ways of waiting-to-adopt. In this short live video, one of Lifetime’s hopeful adoptive dads, Joe, gives us a view from a man’s perspective.

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Topics: Father's Day, adoptive fathers, adoptive dad-to-be, adoptive dads, adoption wait, Waiting to Adopt

Appreciating Adoptive Dads and Dads-to-Be on Father’s Day

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 16, 2017

"A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you've grown."

Lifetime Adoption wishes all the adoptive dads and dads-to-be out there a very Happy Father's Day!

For the adoptive fathers still in their adoption wait, your baby will be here before you know it! We hope that this Father’s Day will be the first of many happy ones for you. Your sweet little one will be so lucky to have you as a daddy!

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Topics: Father's Day, adoptive fathers, adoptive dads, adoptive dad-to-be, Adoption webinar

This Father’s Day, Remember the Fathers-to-Be

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 16, 2016

As with all family planning, it's common that the hopeful mom-to-be stands as the focus. Loved ones may be sensitive to women waiting for a child. Doctors assisting couples through pregnancy or infertility may focus on the mother-to-be. In adoption, there may be a tendency to direct materials and questions to the prospective adoptive mom. Even a birth mother may prefer to engage more with the adoptive mom, than with the adoptive father. When hoping, planning, and waiting for a child, it seems it's a woman's world.

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Topics: Infertility, Waiting to Adopt, Adopting a Baby, adoptive dads, Father's Day, adoptive fathers