aboutLifeLong

  1. Birthmom & Doctor

    If you’re pregnant and have decided to place your newborn up for adoption, we know this is a difficult time for you. This is precisely why we have created this step-by-step guide to inform you of everything you need to know and guide you through the process. 

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  2. James & Brian

     

    The way we talk and the words we use can say a lot about how we really think. Using positive adoption language means that we choose respectful words for adoptive parents, birth parents, and adoptees. In the 1970s, as adoption organizations developed, there was a need to change the language in common use at the time. Positive adoption language is important since its main premise is that adoption and birth are both completely valid ways of creating a family.

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  3. Adoptive Baby

    You have been focused on a single goal for a long time, but unfortunately it didn't work out. Chances are you are struggling to make peace with your failed adoption. But as disappointing as it is, there is no reason to stay in despair. Many people have gone through the exact same thing, managed to recover and tried again. Here is what you can do to turn it all around and continue to hope that the next part of the process with be successful.

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  4. Lifelong Adoptive Family

    Too anxious to even start writing your adoptive family profile? The task involves describing your situation to a complete stranger without even meeting them, so there is a lot to think about. A birthmother reads quite a few profiles before deciding on one that's right for her family. This means you need to make yours stand out. What can you do to accomplish that? Well, you will do a big part of the job simply by making sure to answer the following questions!

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  5. Adoptive Parent Couple

    An adoptive family profile is one of the most important pieces of your additional paperwork, as it is what a birth mother will look at when deciding on a family for her baby. You are thinking about what information to include, what picture you should put in, and how you want to present yourself and your partner. This is not an easy step and there are some common mistakes that hopeful adoptive parents make when creating an adoptive family profile. Here are the don'ts.

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