Birth Parents Blog

Pregnant and Living With Your Parents? [VIDEO]

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 10, 2017

If you live with your parents and just found out you're pregnant, you're probably freaking out right now. Breaking the news to them can be hard. Here's a short video that shares some tips on how to tell your parents you’re pregnant:

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Topics: Give up my baby, Pregnant and considering Adoption, adopt my baby, adopt out my baby, adoption for my baby, tell my parents i'm pregnant, thinking about adoption

How to Find Cute (and Affordable!) Maternity Clothes

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 15, 2016

If you’re dealing with an unexpected pregnancy and have no idea what you’re going to do, cute and affordable maternity clothes may be the last thing on your mind right now.

But as your belly expands, you might start wondering how you’ll afford to buy a whole new wardrobe. Lifetime has you covered! Today we’re sharing tips on how you can save money while still looking cute during your pregnancy.

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Topics: Maternity fashion, Pregnant and considering Adoption, maternity clothes, pregnancy tips

Best Books and Resources If You Are Pregnant and Considering Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 20, 2015

As the late great Francis Bacon once said, “Knowledge is power.” This is especially true when you are pregnant and considering adoption for your child. At a time in your life when fear and uncertainty might be the main feelings you are experiencing, the best way to make yourself feel better is to get all the facts.

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Topics: Pregnant and considering Adoption

Where to Turn When You’re Pregnant and Considering Adoptionn

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 16, 2015

Have you been thinking about adoption? You probably don’t have an adoption expert in your family or an adoption agency down the street who can answer all your burning questions. And the internet is a great resource, but it’s so full of information, it can be hard to know what’s good advice, and whether it even applies to you.

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Topics: Pregnant and considering Adoption

What Kind of Parent Would I Be?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 3, 2015

Mardie Caldwell, author of So I Was Thinking About Adoption, writes to birthmothers of all different walks of life. Here is an excerpt from her book.

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Topics: Pregnancy choices, Pregnant and considering Adoption

4 Pregnancy Counseling tips

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 3, 2015

Finding someone to talk to about your pregnancy fears is a great first step to figuring out what to do next. You might be confused about what your options are, scared about the future, and unsure of who to talk to for honest and friendly advice.

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Topics: Pregnant and considering Adoption, pregnancy counseling

4 Things You Absolutely Must Know If You’re Pregnant and Considering Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 21, 2015

1. Choosing adoption isn’t selfish

On the contrary, sometimes the least selfish option, and the one that ensures the best chance of your child having a healthy, balanced childhood is adoption. Not everyone who finds themselves unexpectedly pregnant is in a great position to have that child. Considering adoption as a way to find a great home and a loving family for your unborn child is often times the most generous gift you can give, especially if the alternative is a life full of stress for you and the baby.

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Topics: Pregnant and considering Adoption