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?

How Long Do I Have to Change My Mind About Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 25, 2019

Making an adoption plan for your baby is a big decision and one that might make you feel uncertain. Many women thinking about adoption worry that they might regret their decision later on, and wonder, "What if I change my mind? Can I give my baby up for adoption and get her back later?"

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Topics: Pregnancy choices, adoption decision, unplanned pregnancy choices, why do women choose adoption?, how long do I have to change my mind?