When Your Adoption Plan Changes

She pulls out a picture of a young girl. “This is the most recent picture they sent me,” she says, referring to her daughter’s adoptive parents. “It’s funny because my first plan wouldn’t have been like this.” At fifteen, Audrey found herself pregnant and afraid. Her boyfriend had already broken up with her, saying he didn’t want anything to do … Read More

Benefits of Adoption for Your Baby

  Once you become a mother, your baby is the number one priority. His or her wellbeing will be the only thing you think about. But, you may feel conflicted about what’s truly best for them. If you’re thinking about adoption for your baby, you have a lot of things to consider about your child’s long-term care. You may discover many … Read More

7 Truths About Giving Your Baby for Adoption

  In an unplanned pregnancy dilemma adoption tends to be the most difficult option for mothers to understand. Parenting is straight-forward; but, no one really knows what to expect when it comes to giving your baby for adoption. We understand your hesitation, and even your reluctance to choose adoption if you don’t understand it. So here’s what we know about … Read More

Are Independent Adoptions a Good or Bad Option?

Have you learned about independent adoptions as a birthmother? Independent adoptions are facilitated by the birthmother, adoptive family, and a lawyer or legal team. It allows you to place your child with a family you know. You don’t have to search through hundreds of potential adoptive parents to find the right match. In contrast, agencies provide extra protection you don’t … Read More

Choosing Adoption is Never a Mistake

We recently interviewed a new birthmother, Julia. She wanted to share her story, and the hesitations she had about adoption. We hope this story will help you consider adoption when faced with the tough decisions. An unplanned pregnancy is never easy to handle, but Julia’s story gives us insight into how you make that choice. “I just thought to myself, … Read More

4 Ways of Handing Postpartum Symptoms

As a birthmother, you have a unique journey after your baby is born. However, you may face postpartum depression after your child is placed in a new home. This is a struggle faced by mothers and birthmothers alike. However, you may have symptoms that other moms can’t relate to. These are the most common symptoms of postpartum depression, and how … Read More

The Benefits of Working with Adoption Counselors

Adoption Counselors

How Adoption Counselors Can Help You Having a baby is a major life event, and if it is one you aren’t prepared for, it can be scary. For women facing an unplanned pregnancy, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and not know who to turn to for support. That is where adoption counselors can help. Adoption counselors are there to … Read More

Birthmother’s Journey After Baby is Adopted

Birthmother’s Journey After Baby Is Adopted As a birthmother you have a unique journey after your baby is adopted. However, you may face postpartum after your child is placed for adoption.  in a new home. While this is a struggle faced by mothers and birthmothers alike, you may have symptoms that other moms can’t relate to. These are the most … Read More