Birth Parents Blog

My Adoption Choice

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 1, 2016

Placing your child for adoption is a personal choice, one that takes time and consideration to make. Lifetime is here to answer any questions you have. Know what options are available to you and then take your time to decide.

Your feelings and concerns are yours, but you are not alone with these feelings; they are a normal piece to the larger adoption process. Whether you are just making your decisions now or have completed the adoption of your child, know that you are in good company with thousands of women who have chosen adoption for their child.

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Topics: Adoption help, Adoption choices, Adoption options, adopt my baby, adoption for my baby

Women Share: My Open Adoption Experience

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 26, 2016

If you're considering adoption for your baby or child, you might be wondering, "what would it be like to give my baby up for adoption?"

Hear from Lifetime birth mothers, as they share stories of making an adoption plan for their baby, and what life's like now:

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Topics: Open Adoption, Give up my baby, adopt my baby, adopt out my baby

Would I Be a Good Parent?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 2, 2015

Question: What is the best way to figure out what kind of parent I would be? I’m confused and really want to make the right decision. Read More

Topics: Adoption, adoption Q&A, adopt my baby, adoption or parenting

How Soon Can the Adoptive Parents Get Here?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 29, 2015

Adoption today allows a woman to choose the right time to begin a plan for her child. She can research or choose adoption any time before or after her baby’s birth, or even while in labor. It’s never too late to start an adoption plan for a child!

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption for my child, Adoption process, adopt my baby

Is Closed Adoption Possible?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 1, 2015

While open adoption is becoming more understood and desired among birth parents and adoptive families, time to time we still are asked by birth mothers, “Can I have a closed adoption?”

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Topics: adoption decision, adopt my baby, closed adoption

Am I Selfish to Ask Someone to Adopt My Baby?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 19, 2015

People will tell you all kinds of crazy things when you are pregnant. Especially if they have their own agenda and might want you to raise your baby, even if you aren’t ready. One thing that you may have heard is that it’s selfish to ask someone else to “adopt my baby.” This is just one of the many myths about adoption.

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Topics: adopt my baby

Can I Choose Who Will Adopt My Baby?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 9, 2015

Choosing adoption is giving a tremendous gift of love to your baby. Making this choice can be difficult, however, if you don’t know what the future holds for your child. If you have been wondering, “Who will adopt my baby?”, there is an answer that will give you peace of mind about your decision. Open adoption gives you the power to select the future you want for you child.

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Topics: adopt my baby

Who Are the People Who Want to Adopt my Baby?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 24, 2015

When you are thinking about adoption for your baby, it is natural to wonder about the people who would end up parenting your child.

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Topics: adopt my baby