Birth Parents Blog

Parenting vs. Adoption: How Did I Decide?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 19, 2018

Today, we wanted to switch things up and let you hear from one of our birth moms!

In this guest blog post, she gives advice on how she came to realize that adoption was going to be the best choice for her:

"The decision of whether to make an adoption plan or to parent is without a doubt the toughest decision I've ever made in my life. I went through many sleepless nights and lots of thinking before I was finally able to see that adoption was the best decision. Not just for myself, but for my baby too given my situation. If I were to give anyone thinking about adoption any advice, it would be this...

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Topics: Open Adoption, How Does Adoption Work, parenting or adoption,, adoption or parenting, is adoption right for me

Learn How Modern Adoption Works in These Short Videos

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 22, 2017

If you've just started to think about adoption for your baby or child, it can be hard to picture how it'd work. Many women find it helpful to hear about what adoption is like from other mothers who have chosen adoption for their child.

Today, Lifetime is showing you videos of women sharing their own modern adoption stories as birth mothers. These videos will give you a real-life look at what modern adoption is like today!

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption for my child, Adoption webinar, How Does Adoption Work, adoption video,, adoption for my baby, birth mother videos, modern adoption

How to Decide if Adoption is for You: 5 Steps

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 13, 2016

Deciding whether to make an adoption plan for your child can be a difficult choice to make.  You are not alone in this decision, though. Know that Lifetime is here to help and support you as you make your pregnancy choice.  We can give you information on adoption, offer you advice, or just sit and listen to what you need to say.  Everyone needs support when faced with a decision like this, and Lifetime has experience with many women who have gone through similar situations.

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Topics: unplanned pregnancy, Adoption for my child, How Does Adoption Work, unplanned pregnancy options, adoption for my baby

Get a Free Adoption Planning Kit

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 29, 2016

If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy and thinking about adoption, you probably don’t know where to start in the process. Did you know that you can get a FREE adoption planning kit? Most women don't fully understand how adoption can work in their lives. Our Adoption Planning Kit gives you the info you need, including the choices and rights you have with open adoption.

We can send you this adoption planning kit, in an unmarked envelope just in case you don’t want people to know you’re thinking about adoption.

Here’s what’s inside…

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Topics: Adoption for my child, How Does Adoption Work, adoption for my baby, adoption planning kit

How Does Adoption Work? 5 Myths Busted.

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 14, 2015


A lot of confusion surrounds the question, “How does adoption work?” You don’t have to be in the dark anymore, or believe the myths that really aren’t true. It’s true that there are different adoption experiences, and it works differently in different states and agencies, but here are some of the common myths that just aren’t true at Lifetime Adoption.

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Topics: How Does Adoption Work