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Bonding with Your Baby During Pregnancy

Bonding with Your Baby During Pregnancy Birthmothers have little precious time to bond with their newborns. Most women, if they’ve already decided on adoption, place their children in adoptive homes within one to three days of birth which is a special time for moDo Birthmothers Get to Pick Their Baby’s Name? The expecting mother’s bookshelf [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Preparing for Your Birth

Preparing for Your Birth No words can describe the joy of childbirth to an expectant mother. It’s scary, intense, and one of the most anticipated moments of your life. But, once that moment arrives you will feel a happiness like no other. Some mothers compare it to the end of a marathon - you never [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Pregnant During the Holidays

Pregnant During the Holidays It’s getting so close to the holidays, and all of us at Birthmother’s Choice are excited to celebrate and help our birthmoms ease into the season during pregnancy. There are both benefits and drawbacks to being pregnant during the holiday season. We have some helpful hints, and sme reasons to be [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

It’s National Adoption Month!

It’s National Adoption Month! November is National Adoption Month, a time to celebrate and recognize all people who have been positively affected by adoptions. Children and their adoptive parent celebrate their unique families; birthmothers celebrate with each other to acknowledge their shared journey, and parents looking to adopt are encouraged to consider all options, including [...]

By | November 26th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The Story of Birthmothers Who Already Have Children

The Story of Birthmothers Who Already Have Children Guilt is the hardest emotion for most birthmothers to handle. When it’s your first child, the guilt primarily comes from the thought that I’m not ready for parenthood when I should be. But that’s not the case for women whose adoptee child is not their first child. [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Facebook, Instagram…..And Adoption

Facebook, Instagram…..And Adoption A mother of six, a DJ, and a Facebook fan…..what do they have in common? They are all one young lady sharing her story day by day on Facebook. When Alana found out she was pregnant…..for the seventh time…...she debated whether or not she should consider adoption. One thing was certain: abortion [...]

By | October 1st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

What is a Home Study? Is it Important to Me?

What is a Home Study? Is it Important to Me? If you’re getting too the point where you need to start choosing your adoptive parents, someone may have mentioned a home study. But what is that? You might wonder, “Are they going to study me at home? Is this part of the adoption process?”  A [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

What to Do When Adoptive Family Doesn’t Honor Open Adoption Agreement

What to Do When Adoptive Family Doesn’t Honor Open Adoption Agreement You may be new to the idea of an open adoption, as it is a relatively new practice and not always discussed by adoption agencies as an option. An open adoption refers to a birthmother-to-adoptive parent relationship where the birthmother has contact and receives [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The Memory Box: A Keepsake for Your Baby

The Memory Box: A Keepsake for Your Baby After pregnancy - the hard decisions, the tears, fears, and finally the birth - you’ll finally have some time to think about you. Probably the only thing on your mind for the past nine months has been, “What can I do for this child that’s about to [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Four Steps to Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy

Four Steps to Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy One of the most important things to keep in mind during your pregnancy is your health. You are now living for two, which means that your lifestyle choices are more important now than ever. This is a great motivator to start healthy habits, and take time just for [...]

By | July 13th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Four Steps to Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy