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Follow Our Adoption Blog to Our New Location

We’ve moved our Adoption Minute blog to a new location. To keep receiving our adoption tips on adopting a child, adoption news, and updates on domestic adoption, please follow us to our new location: Posts are made to the … Continue reading

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Birth Mother Kasey Shares Her Open Adoption Story

Kasey is a birth mother who made an open adoption plan for her daughter a few years ago. In this video, she shares her adoption story:  

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Can I Choose the Gender When Adopting a Baby or Child?

Many couples wonder if they can choose the gender of their adopted child. In fact, this is a pretty frequently-asked question. The good news is that many people are able to choose a baby boy or baby girl, but there … Continue reading

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What if a Birth Mother Takes Her Baby Back?

One of the most commonly-asked questions about domestic adoption is “What if the birth mother takes her baby back?” We’re happy to answer this question about adoption reclaims for you in the video below:  

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How Do Our Adoption Preferences Affect Our Wait Time?

Your choices can make a difference in your adoption wait time. The more open you are in your preferences, the more birth mothers you can be presented to. Examples of adoption preferences are the race of child you wish to … Continue reading

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Birthmothers Are Seeking Bi-Racial and African American Adoptive Families

Birthmothers who are making an adoption plan for their baby or child have expressed that they’d prefer to place with an African American or bi-racial adoptive family. As a result, the need for black and bi-racial adoptive families in domestic … Continue reading

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What If Our Birthmother Changes Her Mind About Adoption?

In the video below, Lifetime Adoption Center’s Founder and adoptive mother Mardie Caldwell discusses what happens if you’re matched with a birthmother and she changes her mind about placing for adoption. Mardie speaks from experience, as her son’s birthmother changed … Continue reading

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What is Open Adoption Like?

Have you been wondering what open adoption entails? What does it mean to birthparents and adoptive parents? Many times in domestic adoption today, open adoption is believed to be in the best interest of all in the adoption triad: adoptees, … Continue reading

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Lifetime Adoption Foundation – Assisting Adoptive Families and Birthmothers

America’s Adoption Expert Mardie Caldwell shares about how the Lifetime Adoption Foundation got started. The Lifetime Adoption Foundation provides educational scholarships for birthmothers who have lovingly chosen adoption, nationwide outreach education about adoption options, and adoption grants for hard-to-place children.

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Adoption Promise Bracelets – A Perfect Gift for Anyone Touched by Adoption

The Adoption Promise Bracelet was inspired and designed by adoptive mother Mardie Caldwell. After enduring seven pregnancy losses, adoption was the answer to her prayer of becoming a mother. Each bracelet is lovingly handmade and created with prayer and patience. … Continue reading

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