What Will Open Adoption Be Like?

by | Sep 1, 2015 | Adoptive Families Blog

Happy adoptive mom Samantha with her sonHave you wondered what it’s like to have an on-going relationship with your child’s birth parent? Do you have questions about how open adoption works in real life? This webinar will help you understand the potential for your future in open adoption: it’s full of amazing possibilities!

In this video below, Lifetime adoptive mother Samantha shares her open adoption story, describing the relationship she’s created with her new son’s birth family.

Samantha states, “our adoption story is so beautiful and puts such a positive light on open adoption. I want to encourage other families to open their hearts like we did. We now have forever friends in our son’s birthparents!”

You will be inspired and encouraged along your path to your own adoption when you hear from Samantha. She discussed:

  • How she found peace with and looked forward to having an open adoption with her child’s birth parents.
  • What she learned as she waited to be chosen by her son’s birthmom.
  • How she got through the holidays while longing to raise a child.
  • The relationships gained through open adoption.

If you liked this adoption webinar, you’ll learn even more about how adoption works by watching other adoptive couple’s adoption stories at AdoptionWebinar.com.

Mardie Caldwell, C.O.A.P.

Written by Mardie Caldwell, C.O.A.P.

Founder of Lifetime Adoption, adoptive mom, adoption expert, and Certified Open Adoption Practitioner (C.O.A.P).

Since 1986, adoption expert Mardie Caldwell has been dedicated to bringing couples and birth parents together in order to fulfill their dreams.

“Many years ago, I was also searching for a child to adopt. We didn’t know where or how to get started. Through research, determination, and a prayer, our dream of a family became reality. I started with a plan, a notebook, assistance from a caring adoption consultant and a lot of hard work; this was my family I was building. We had a few heartaches along the way, but the pain of not having children was worse!

Within weeks we had three different birth mothers choose us. We were overwhelmed and delighted. Many unsettling events would take place before our adoption would be finalized, many months later. Little did I know that God was training and aligning me for the adoption work I now do today. It is my goal to share with our families the methods and plans which succeed and do not succeed. I believe adoption should be affordable and can be a wonderful “pregnancy” for the adoptive couple.

I have also been on both sides of infertility with the loss of seven pregnancies and then conceiving by new technology, giving birth to a healthy daughter. I have experienced first-hand the emotional pain of infertility and believe my experience allows me to serve your needs better.

It is my hope that for you, the prospective parents, your desire for a child will be fulfilled soon.”

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