Adoptive Families Blog

What is a Birth Mom Like?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 19, 2015

Here's a question we recently were asked by a couple thinking about adopting a baby through Lifetime:

"We're nervous about talking with a birth mom on the phone. What are they like? What should we expect? How do we talk to her?"

Hear Adoption Expert Mardie Caldwell's answer in this short video:

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Birthmother Contact

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 1, 2015

Recently we took to our Facebook page and asked the question, “Birth mothers engaged in open adoption often prefer not to be the one initiating contact all the time. They often want to know that you remember to reach out, as the adoptive parents of their child...and not have to ask for the updates you agreed to. How do you keep up with your end of open adoption?” We had great responses from families who have already completed the adoption process about their birthmother contact.

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Topics: birthmother contact