Birth Parents Blog

What's Open Adoption Like? One Birth Mother Shares

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 30, 2016

What’s it really like to decide on adoption for your baby, look through adoptive family profiles, pick a family, and place your baby with them? Today, we’re sharing one woman’s story of adoption.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption for my child, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, adopt out my child, adoption for a child

Is It Too Late For Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 15, 2016

Jackie called us one evening, and spoke quietly into the phone.  As a single mother, her private moments to speak on the phone were few but she needed help.  As she began to share her story, the emotion in her voice built.

"I should have called you years ago.  I looked at your website when I was pregnant, but I just wasn't strong enough to call.  My son is four years old now and I just can't keep on trying to make ends meet on my own.  Is it too late to put my child up for adoption?"

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Topics: Adoption for my child, put my child up for adoption, adopt out my child, adoption for a child, place child for adoption