Birth Parents Blog

Adoption Doesn’t Mean That You’re “Giving Up”

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 22, 2018

In the media, birth mothers are often portrayed as women who decide to "give up" their babies for adoption. From talk shows, to movies, and even to casual chats with friends, the term "give up" is often mentioned in connection with adoption. Today, we're going to explain why adoption doesn't mean that you're giving up.

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Topics: giving a baby up for adoption, Giving Baby up for Adoption, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, is adoption right for me, I could never give my baby away for adoption!, adopting out my baby, giving my baby up for adoption

"Is it too late to give my baby up for adoption?"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 14, 2016

"I was on the birth control shot and just found out that I’m several months pregnant. I’m in total shock. I always wanted to raise a child, but now is definitely not the right time, and I’m not sure that my relationship with my boyfriend will even last. This is not what I imagined at all when I pictured having a baby someday. I think adoption would be good for us, but I haven’t had any prenatal care yet. Does that matter too much to the adoptive parents? I’m seeing a doctor now, and things look fine. I just don’t feel like this is “my baby,” if that makes sense. Is it too late to give my baby up for adoption?”

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Topics: Give up my baby, adoption plan, giving a baby up for adoption, Giving Baby up for Adoption

Reviews from Women Who Made an Adoption Plan Through Lifetime

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 31, 2015

Here are just a few of the many notes, comments, and emails from Lifetime birth mothers, sharing their stories of placing their baby up for adoption, and their hopes for the future.

“Hey there. I wanted to thank you again for helping me find such an amazing family for my little girl. In 12 days she will be 1 year old. I can’t thank you enough for making the process to find her adoptive parents so easy! I know she is well taken care of. :) Have an amazing day!”

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Topics: Adoption story, giving a baby up for adoption, adopt out my baby, reviews of Lifetime Adoption

A Modern Way of Giving a Baby Up for Adoption: Creating an Adoption Plan

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 10, 2015

Adoption today offers a woman many choices when it comes to creating an adoption plan, which is why we don’t use the term “giving a baby up for adoption” anymore. Any woman having to decide what to do about an unplanned pregnancy needs to know that there are always options.

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Topics: Adoption, giving a baby up for adoption