Birth Parents Blog

How is Adoption Different Than Foster Care?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 15, 2019

Question: "I have a three-and-a-half year old daughter and I'm 30 weeks pregnant with another girl. I've really been struggling to pay bills and make ends meet. As hard as it is to admit, I'm thinking it might be best to adopt out my baby.

My friend told me that it's possible to get my baby back if I put her in foster care, so I'm curious about that. What's the difference between foster care and adoption? Why should I choose adoption?"

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Topics: foster care, Foster Adoption, giving my baby up for adoption, how long do I have to change my mind?

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

Google Search for ‘Putting My Baby Up for Adoption’

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 13, 2017

Some of you might have arrived at this post after typing in the words “putting my baby up for adoption” or “adopting out my baby” into Google. You might be just starting to think of your pregnancy choices such as adoption.

Others might have already been thinking about adoption for a while now and Googled “giving my baby up for adoption.” For those who are ready to pick an adoptive family, you might search for “adoptive family for my baby.” In all of these cases, you’ve come to the right place!

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Topics: Adoption for my child, Putting a baby up for adoption, adoption for my baby, adopting out my baby, putting my baby up for adoption, giving my baby up for adoption