Tips for birthmothers considering adoption
Women who are pregnant and considering adoption may feel uncertain and have questions to determine if this is the right decision for them and their unborn child. Having sufficient support and information during this time can be extremely reassuring for anyone thinking about placing their baby for adoption. In order to help birth mothers in their time of uncertainty, we have compiled some common questions and answers from […]
Lauren’s Adoption Story
Lauren found out she was pregnant, but she was a struggling single mom and knew she couldn’t raise another child. Abortion wasn’t an option for her, so she visited a pregnancy center to get information about adoption. After talking to several agencies, she called Lifetree […]
Tips to help with waiting for your adoption during the holidays
Waiting for your adoption is never easy – it’s a long process, and it’s incredibly emotional. If you’re waiting for your adoption during the holidays, it can be even more challenging. You’ll see friends and family members you don’t see often, and inevitably, you’ll get questions about your adoption and your family. Seeing other […]
Alex & Rebecca’s Adoption Story
Alex and Rebecca got pregnant right after they started dating, and after several heartfelt discussions, realized that adoption was their best choice. They found Lifetree and had a wonderful experience, so we had them share their story for our video series. Check out […]
Tips for creating your Adoption Story book
Many of our adoptive parents love to create “Adoption Story” scrapbooks for their adopted children – a fun book to share the details of the adoption process. These adoption baby books have become a popular trend, and we get questions from parents all the time about how to create them.
It’s a big task, and it’s not always clear where to start, especially […]
Can you use loans to pay for an adoption?
Every year, thousands of couples add to their families through adoption – it’s a wonderful gift that brings happiness to so many. It can be a long, confusing process, and our main goal is to try to make it as easy as possible and answer any questions we receive.
One of the questions we hear most often is “How much does it cost to adopt?”
6 Tips to Prepare for the Adoption Journey
The path to adoption is different for every family, and none of those paths are straight and easy. Adopting a baby is an incredible moment for any family, but the process leading up to that moment you hold your new baby is always long and difficult. You’ll ride an emotional roller coaster, so it’s important to work with an agency that’s experienced enough to know […]
You’re not giving up… You’re choosing a better future!
The most common phrase associated with adoption is “giving up” a child for adoption – but that’s such a negative phrase. You’re not giving your child up, you’re choosing a better future for your child. You’re giving an amazing gift to another family. You’re making people’s lives change for the better.
For many years, adoption was a dark secret of our society, but the public […]