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How to choose a good adoption agency

How to choose a good adoption agency

how to choose an adoption agencyWhether you’re expecting and exploring your options or you’re a family looking to adopt a new baby, finding the right adoption agency is an important yet scary step in the process. It’s a major life decision, so it’s important to make the right choice.

We know you have a ton of questions to ask – and we’re here to help answer those questions! Finding the right adoption agency makes all the difference in the world. You want an agency that takes personal interest in your adoption journey, not an agency who treats you like just another number.

Over the years, we’ve worked with hundreds of birthmothers, adoptive families, birth centers, and hospitals. But most importantly, our founder Robin is an adoptive mother herself. When she adopted, she was completely new to the adoption world and had no idea where to start. She talked to multiple adoption agencies before finding one that took the time to fully explain the process and answer all of her questions.

She built Lifetree around the same idea – taking the extra […]

How to choose a good adoption agency

5 Tips for Birth Parents in an Open Adoption

5 Tips for Birth Parents in an Open Adoption

One of the questions we hear most often from birth parents is “How does open adoption actually work in the long run?” We get it – you’re placing your child with another family, and you’re wondering how “open” things remain as time goes by.

We always answer with stories about past birth parents we’ve worked with, and how they’re all so happy with their decision because the open adoption was truly a long lasting relationship with the adoptive parents. Years later, the relationship is actually stronger.

The relationship between and adoptive family and the birth parents is the same as any other personal relationship in your life – it’s built on mutual respect and trust. And just like any other personal relationship in your life, it grows deeper as time goes by.

If you’re considering placing your child, and you’re wondering how open adoption will work for you, we wanted to share these five simple tips that we share with all of our birth parents. These tips will help you build an amazing relationship with the adoptive parents […]

5 Tips for Birth Parents in an Open Adoption

Waiting to adopt? These tips will help you make it through the holidays

Waiting to adopt? These 5 tips will help you make it through the holidays

Holiday survival tips for waiting adoptive parentsThe holiday season is fast approaching, but not everyone is full of holiday cheer. If you’re adopting a child and you’re waiting to become a parent (or to add another child to your family), the holiday season can be a difficult time. For most Americans, the holiday season is a time to enjoy family and friends, with multiple parties and gatherings. If you’re waiting to adopt, each party can be a reminder of what you’re waiting for.

Waiting to adopt is a stressful situation at any time of the year, but for most families, it’s more difficult during the holidays. We’ve put together several helpful tips that will help you survive the holiday season. […]

Waiting to adopt? These tips will help you make it through the holidays