Question: Can I still find parents for an open adoption if my child isn’t a baby anymore? I have a three year old, but I’ve heard people are only looking for newborns if I want open adoption.”
Answer: Yes! It’s never too late for open adoption. Lifetime works with a variety of adopting parents open to children of any age, from newborn to toddler and even school-aged children. You can choose your child’s adoptive family and get to know them before the adoption happens too! Call to discuss your situation and find out the options available to you: 1-800-923-6784.
As the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Lifetime Adoption, Heather Featherston holds an MBA and is passionate about working with those facing adoption, pregnancy, and parenting issues. Heather has conducted training for birth parent advocates, spoken to professional groups, and has appeared on television and radio to discuss the multiple aspects of adoption. She has provided one-on-one support to women and hopeful adoptive parents working through adoption decisions.
Since 2002, she has been helping pregnant women and others in crisis to learn more about adoption. Heather also trains and speaks nationwide to pregnancy clinics to effectively meet the needs of women who want to explore adoption for their child. Today, she continues to address the concerns women have about adoption and supports the needs of women who choose adoption for their child.
As a published author of the book Called to Adoption, Featherston loves to see God’s hand at work every day as she helps children and families come together through adoption.