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Dear Birth Mother
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Dear Birth Mother

At our Annual Birth Mother Brunch in May 2023, we asked a variety of members of the adoption constellation to write an Open Letter to Birth Moms Everywhere. These were letters written to all birth moms that share what the writer appreciates about the birth mom in his or her life as well as birth...

September 29, 2023September 29, 2023
To Birth Mothers Everywhere
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To Birth Mothers Everywhere

At our Annual Birth Mother Brunch in May 2023, we asked a variety of members of the adoption constellation to write an Open Letter to Birth Moms Everywhere. These were letters written to all birth moms that share what the writer appreciates about the birth mom in his or her life as well as birth...

August 31, 2023August 31, 2023
What to Expect When You Are Expecting: For Expectant Fathers
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What to Expect When You Are Expecting: For Expectant Fathers

At New Life Adoptions, we work with both expectant mothers and expectant fathers, meeting you where you are at in your decision-making. Every adoption situation looks different for expectant parents. Fathers can play a role in the decision-making and adoption planning process even if you don’t have a relationship with the mother at this time....

August 9, 2023August 9, 2023
Search and Reunion – Are You Ready?
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Search and Reunion – Are You Ready?

Deciding to search for your birth parent(s) or birth child can be a big decision. If you are feeling overwhelmed at all of the “what ifs” of a search, you are not alone. It is important to take some time before jumping into this process to make sure you are prepared. It can be an...

August 3, 2023August 3, 2023
What to Expect When You Are Expecting: Post Adoption Services
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What to Expect When You Are Expecting: Post Adoption Services

Whether you are early on in your pregnancy and decision-making process, or you have put your plan into place, it is helpful to know what ongoing support is available after an adoption. There are many support organizations across the country that want to both empower and equip birth moms on their adoption journey. This is...

July 26, 2023July 26, 2023
Practicing Self-Care
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Practicing Self-Care

May is mental health awareness month. It can be difficult to take care of ourselves when we have other demands on our time, but taking care of ourselves is a necessary first step to our well-being and helps us be present for others. Over the past few years, we’ve all become more aware of how...

May 5, 2023May 5, 2023
Unplanned Pregnancy: What Support is Available?
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Unplanned Pregnancy: What Support is Available?

This is the third part of our Unplanned Pregnancy series. A common question for those who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy is what support is available to them. It is important for those making this difficult decision to know what support is available for each option. New Life Adoptions’ Expectant Parent Social Workers are committed...

April 28, 2023April 28, 2023
Hope for the Journey – Digital Access
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Hope for the Journey – Digital Access

This spring, New Life Adoptions is thrilled to offer on-demand, virtual access to the Hope for the Journey conference for the third year in a row. Our staff and many adoptive families have attended this conference and have been blown away by the real-life, hands-on, quality information that is shared each year. Whether you have...

April 14, 2023April 17, 2023
Unplanned Pregnancy: New Life Adoptions’ Role
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Unplanned Pregnancy: New Life Adoptions’ Role

As explained in part one of this series, Unplanned Pregnancy: What Options Are There?, a woman facing an unplanned pregnancy often needs to make two different decisions. First, she needs to decide if she will terminate her pregnancy or carry to term. Second, if she chooses to carry to term, she then needs to decide...

April 3, 2023April 3, 2023
How to Talk to Your Child about Their Adoption
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How to Talk to Your Child about Their Adoption

Recently, we shared a post about when you should you tell your child that they were adopted. The simple answer is—often and as early as possible. So, the next logical question is—how do you tell them? Conversationally If you adopt your child as an infant, talk to them about their birth parents and their adoption story...

March 24, 2023March 24, 2023
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