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  1. Adoption itself is the first important decision for a birthmother, but the next decision is to determine which type of adoption arrangement is most preferable. This is not a simple decision since a birthmother needs to decide about the level of communication between her, her baby, and the future adoptive parents, which can be quite challenging. There are three different types of adoption, so read about them here and maybe you are going to find just the right fit for you and your baby.

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  2. When it comes to adoption, it is normal to experience some feelings that aren’t the kind you had read about. It is not easy to open up to a complete stranger. A birthmother can create an image of the adoptive family only based on their profile, but in reality, we are all people with feelings and fears, and it is different to talk to someone face to face. 

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  3. Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be an emotional journey. You are likely feeling a mixture of confusion, fear, and uncertainty. The many changes going on in your body and questions in your head can be overwhelming. Whether you’re considering adoption or parenting, it’s important to understand some of the pregnancy basics so you know what to expect in the coming months.

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  4. open adoption

    When you decide to place your baby for adoption, you need to think about whether you’d like an open adoption, semi-open adoption, or closed adoption. Below, we’ll outline the main differences between these three types of adoption in order to help you make the best choice for you and your baby.

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  5. I was 37 years old and already a mom to six kids; five boys, one girl, ages 20,18,16,14,12 and, 1 1/2. Then finding out I was pregnant again was scary because the way I became pregnant was not good. I knew I wasn't going to get an abortion. But, what was I going to do? I was clueless.

    I heard of adoption but only heard and read negative things about it. I thought if I did do adoption I would give my baby to a person or couple who could not have kids. I then wondered if they had any websites for same sex couples. I began searching online and came across LifeLong Adoptions’ website. I read through the website and one hour later I did the hardest thing. I didn't know what to say but I emailed Tisa from LifeLong Adoptions just saying I was interested in adoption. The response I got from Tisa was so warm and caring.

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