Pregnant? Considering Adoption?

Often, the first question we hear is “What is the adoption process like?” which is why we’ve created information about what the process is like in a variety of situations.

You can learn the steps to adoption if you are pregnant, if you want adoption for a child that is already born, or even if you want to make an adoption plan from the hospital. We are here for you 24/7 by phone or text.

With Lifetime Adoption, you make the choices.  You can choose: The family for your baby, Your hospital plan, Future contact plans, How you take the next step





Our caring coordinators are here to help and support you every step of the way. You can call or text 1-800-923-6784 24/7. Everything is private and confidential, and there is no obligation. Learn at your pace, decide what’s best for you and your baby.

Get help with your expenses (rent, food, phone, etc.), maternity clothes, free counseling and more. We can even share information to help you plan your future, such as a scholarship program for women who choose adoption for their babies.

You are not alone. Let us help you today.

So You’re Considering Adoption?

pregnant woman considering her choices including open adoptionOur adoption specialists are available to answer all of your questions and guide you through your pregnancy options, including putting your baby up for adoption, selecting a loving family, and 24/7 support. We are here to help you through the entire adoption process step by step. Since 1986 Lifetime Adoption has helped thousands of women find the perfect home for their children with domestic adoption. If you are pregnant and considering adoption, or you would like help with unplanned pregnancy options, let us help you! You can also look through some resources to help guide you in your adoption decision here.

Whether you have just found out that you are pregnant or your child has already been born, placing your baby up for adoption may be the right choice for you. Did you know that with open adoption, you can choose the adoptive family for your child and stay in touch in the future?

Our modern adoption services are available nationwide at no cost to you. Adoptive parents pay for legal fees, reasonable pregnancy-related expenses, medical bills not covered by insurance, consulting, and counseling fees. Lifetime can also help you find resources to meet your non-medical needs, such as help with living expenses, school supplies, household items, and maternity clothes. We’ll also help you learn about the adoption legal rights of the birth father.

If you are considering putting a baby up for adoption at birth, know that you’re not alone right now. Lifetime has peer counseling support so that you can speak over the phone with women who have taken the steps to adoption in the past for their child. And, we also have staff working 24 hours a day, seven days a week, here to answer your questions about your pregnancy options, placing a baby for adoption, and counseling. Just text or call us at Lifetime Adoption: 1-800-923-6784.

An African American young woman holding her smart phone is pregnant and considering adoption Modern adoption gives you many choices:

  1. You can choose the Adoptive Parents for your child.
    There are adoptive families and other families available across the country, of all races, personalities, and backgrounds. You can even talk to or email with adoptive parents that interest you as you decide if they’d be a good fit for your baby. Each family waiting to adopt has been screened and had extensive background checks; they are ready to adopt. If you would prefer for Lifetime to choose a family for you, we can do that.
  1. You can choose the type of contact after the adoption. You may have heard of open, semi-open, and closed adoption. Most adoptions today are open or semi-open, meaning you choose the family and establish a relationship with them that includes contact after adoption. This can be pictures and letters, visits, email, social media, or whatever you are comfortable with. Closed adoption is when there is no information exchanged. This is possible but today it is rare.
  1. You can choose how things go at the hospital. This means you can choose who is in the delivery room, who cuts the cord, if you want to see and spend time with your baby, and more. You are in control of your hospital experience.

If your baby is already born, you still have these choices. Obviously, the hospital birth has already happened but you have choices in how and when to meet the adoptive parents and play an active role in establishing the transition for your baby. Adoption of a child who is already born can happen very quickly, often within just a day or two if you desire. To expedite things, you will want to have a copy of the child’s birth certificate and social security card if available.

You will meet with an attorney to review your legal rights and sign papers for the legal aspect of the adoption. Throughout the process, you have access to help and support from Lifetime, including counseling, maternity clothes, 24-hour support, and much more.

Pregnant woman standing on a sidewalk considering adoption
We are here to help you through each step of the process and ensure that as you are thinking about adoption, you have access to all the tools you need to make the best choice for your baby.

At Lifetime Adoption, we are here to be your adoption specialists, to provide support and guidance every step of the way. It is never too early to be thinking about adoption, and it’s never too late to start an adoption plan.

Through Lifetime’s resources and articles, you can learn about all of the choices that open adoption offers you.

If you are thinking of adoption, one of the first steps is learning more about the choices adoption offers you.

Call or text anytime at 1-800-923-6784 to request a free informational packet on how to start the adoption process, and to speak with one of our caring adoption coordinators about your questions and situation. Click here to view and request a free adoption planning kit.

We’d love to answer your questions about adoption and learn how we can help you.  Connect with Lifetime Adoption by using the form below – everything is always confidential!

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I got to meet my birth daughter for the second time since I gave her up and to see how amazing she has turned out to be fills my heart with joy.
Bressa H

Thank you Tiffany for helping me with such little notice at the last minute. I was very happy meeting with Genesis and Kyle and feel they are the best parents for Lilah. Again thank you so much for everything. You have given me a glimpse of hope in this extremely difficult time.
A Birth Mom

I want my daughter to be proud of me, so I’m planning to finish college. I’m filling out applications now. I want to be a social worker and help other women who were where I was.






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