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Note to My Baby
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Note to My Baby

Placing my daughter for adoption was one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make. It was not made quickly or easily. It took months of counseling with my wonderful and caring social worker at New Life Adoptions, much prayer, and deep thought. As my pregnancy progressed, I grew to love my baby more...

November 27, 2019November 27, 2019
National Adoption Month
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National Adoption Month

November is recognized as National Adoption Month. Originally, only one week was designated to honor and create awareness about adoption, but it has now been expanded to National Adoption Month for over 20 years. In the month of November, those who have been touched by adoption can come together to promote awareness, share how adoption...

November 1, 2019November 1, 2019
Adoption Terminology
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Adoption Terminology

How we talk about adoption matters, so it is valuable to know where these phrases come from. What words or phrases do people use when talking about adoption? Did a mom “put up” her baby, “give up” her child, or “place her child for adoption?” How we talk about adoption matters, so it is valuable...

October 18, 2019October 28, 2019
Advice for Birth Parents from Birth Parents
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Advice for Birth Parents from Birth Parents

When Elise came along, it gave me a softer side but also gave me a strong side and a more protective side. Going through everything we had to go through for her, it gave me a confidence that there’s nothing I can’t go through and succeed in. The adoption journey is so unique to each...

September 6, 2019September 6, 2019
Adoption Fundraising 101
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Adoption Fundraising 101

Early on in the adoption journey, families considering building their family through adoption see the amount that adoption can cost and ask, “How will we pay for this?” For many, the answer is fundraising to pay for part or all of their adoption process. So what does adoption fundraising look like? We asked some of...

August 21, 2019August 21, 2019
The Superpower of Words
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The Superpower of Words

It’s a simple truth, but it’s often forgotten. Words have power – a superpower even. Their power goes far beyond the naming of things. We can bless and curse anything with a word, and the ramifications of our words go far beyond what we will ever know or understand. In heaven I am certainly going...

August 2, 2019August 20, 2019
Navigating Social Media in an Open Adoption
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Navigating Social Media in an Open Adoption

Social media has dramatically changed the way communication looks in an open adoption. There are many different platforms for messaging, sending pictures and posting updates in the palm of your hand, and the possibilities for sharing are constantly changing. People are sharing their lives through social media more frequently, so how do we navigate this...

July 23, 2019August 20, 2019
National Foster Care Month
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National Foster Care Month

National Foster Care Month has been celebrated every May since 1988. Each year the President of the United States issues a Presidential Proclamation to show appreciation and gratitude to foster parents across the nation during this month. Did you know that New Life Adoptions has licensed foster families who can provide foster care for newborns...

May 2, 2019October 28, 2019
A Legacy of Steadfast Strength
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A Legacy of Steadfast Strength

As Mother’s Day approaches, we prepare to celebrate the moms in our lives and shower them with love for all they’ve done for us. These women have cared for us from the beginning, helped us grow, and continue to love us through every stage of life. Unfortunately birth mothers are not always acknowledged on this...

April 12, 2019August 20, 2019
Embryo Adoption: A unique and life-affirming way to grow families
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Embryo Adoption: A unique and life-affirming way to grow families

New Life Adoptions began in 1980 and has facilitated over 800 adoptions. In almost forty years of service, the face of adoption has changed drastically, including the introduction of embryo adoption. At New Life Adoptions, we believe life begins at conception. We know every life is valuable, so we have embraced this new and unique...

March 25, 2019August 20, 2019
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