Birth Parents Blog

What If I Want a Closed Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 27, 2019

Adoption can be a tough decision to make, and anyone thinking about it is bound to have lots of questions. Women considering adoption wonder how the process works, whether you can get paid for adoption, and how to choose the right adoption agency. Today, we're going to answer another question we hear:

"Is it okay if I want a closed adoption?"

Today, open adoption is the norm, and most women want some amount of contact with their child after placement. But what happens if you want to have a closed adoption? Is that possible with modern adoption?

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Topics: closed adoption, what is open adoption like?, is open adoption co-parenting?, open adoption questions

Closed, Semi-Open, or Open Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 25, 2015

If you're exploring the pregnancy choice of adoption, you've probably heard the terms "closed adoption," "semi-open adoption", and "open adoption" used. But what do they all mean?

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Topics: Open Adoption, free adoption book, Adoption Book, closed adoption

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