Adoptive Families Blog

How to Show Your Love to Birth Parents

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 14, 2019

Birth mothers have a bond with their baby from the start. She’ll wonder what her child will be like, how she’ll care for him or her, and what she’ll need to give her baby the best she can. And sometimes this means making an adoption plan.

It’s a difficult, heart-wrenching choice to make, but it’s one made out of love. A birth mother loves her child so much that she wants to give them a better life; one that she’s unable to provide. After the adoption, she’ll think about her child often and love them for the rest of her life. Adoption is a choice made out of love.

So in honor of her love, this Valentine's Day we're sharing seven ways to extend love to your child’s birth mother!

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Topics: Open Adoption, Communication, relationship with birth mother, what is open adoption like?, gift for our child's birth mother, forever family

"What's a Good Gift for Our Child's Birth Mom?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 26, 2017

Here's a question asked of Lifetime's adoption experts during a recent Facebook Live video: "What is a good gift for our child’s birth mother to show that we care? Could I make her something?" What a touching and thoughtful open adoption question! We'd like to share our answer with you here today.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption Gifts, adoption gift, gift for your birth mother, relationship with birth mother, gift for our child's birth mother