Why “Giving Up a Baby for Adoption” is Not Really Giving Up a Baby

Blog Talk Radio Transcript: Why Giving Up a Baby for Adoption is Not Really Giving Up a Baby. Air Date 11-14-17 (you may listen to the podcast by clicking on the audio link, or read the transcript of the podcast below) I walked into planned parenthood thinking I was going to have an abortion. One of the workers asked If I had considered adoption. What [...]

Why “Giving Up a Baby for Adoption” is Not Really Giving Up a Baby2019-10-07T10:39:38-04:00

Open Adoption Planning – A Guide for Expectant Parents

Are you pregnant and thinking about an open adoption? Adoption Associates can help you navigate through every step an open adoption. You will be provided with a compassionate and experienced adoption caseworker who will help and support you every step of the way. Decision Making When you find yourself experiencing and unplanned pregnancy it is important to look realistically at your options. Looking at your [...]

Open Adoption Planning – A Guide for Expectant Parents2019-10-09T13:39:14-04:00

BLOGTALK RADIO (Air Date 6.28.16): Brokenness and Redemption – One Woman’s Story

Air Date: 6.28.16 Do you feel broken? Scared? Not sure where to turn. That is how Annie felt when she learned she was pregnant. Annie a mother of three, didn't have a job, her husband left her and her life was spiraling out of control. But out of her brokenness, Annie found redemption. Read the transcript below or listen to the podcast by clicking on [...]

BLOGTALK RADIO (Air Date 6.28.16): Brokenness and Redemption – One Woman’s Story2019-06-20T14:40:40-04:00

Adoption Options for Birth Mom’s

Birth mom's, you’re in charge! You have adoption options. When you choose adoption we want you to make an informed decision – one that’s best for you and for your baby. Here are some basics when it comes to selecting the adoption option that's a good fit for both you and your baby: Open Adoption If you want openness, it is likely that you’ll start [...]

Adoption Options for Birth Mom’s2019-10-09T14:08:50-04:00

Adoption Planning is a Positive Option

There are many myths surrounding birth mothers – who they are and why they make such a monumental decision. Read below to see who is choosing adoption planning? And, who might consider it? Here are some attributes of a birth mother: Women often facing an unplanned pregnancy range from young teen to middle age. She could be married, divorced, separated, single, or in a steady [...]

Adoption Planning is a Positive Option2019-10-09T14:28:48-04:00

BLOGTALK RADIO (Air Date: 5.30.17) Open Adoption – Why We Weren’t Scared

How is Adoption Associates different from other adoption agencies in Michigan? Adoption Associates promotes "Open Adoption."  What is open adoption? What does that look like? Can the birth parents take the children back? Read the transcript below or listen to the podcast by clicking on the media file above to hear first hand from an adoptive mother about her experience with open adoption. [...]

BLOGTALK RADIO (Air Date: 5.30.17) Open Adoption – Why We Weren’t Scared2019-06-06T15:51:35-04:00

BLOGTALK RADIO (Air Date: 10.3.17) The First Time My Son Asked

(Air Date: 10.3.17) The First Time My Son Asked How do you respond when your adoptive child asks about their birth parents? What do you share? Do you share or change the subject?  Kids are curious and want to know and understand where they came from. They want to know why their birth parents gave them up for adoption. They don't understand until [...]

BLOGTALK RADIO (Air Date: 10.3.17) The First Time My Son Asked2019-06-06T15:37:31-04:00

Birth Parent’s Bill of Rights

If you’re pregnant and thinking about adoption, are facing an unplanned pregnancy and not sure what to do, are wondering about finding a family for your baby, or looking for an adoption agency in Michigan, we’re here for you! We take our responsibility to provide you with the very best service so seriously that we created our own Bill of Rights for birth parents: Birth [...]

Birth Parent’s Bill of Rights2019-05-23T14:14:50-04:00

Appreciation For All Mothers

Last weekend was Mothers Day  - always a holiday filled with a range of emotions. As an adoption agency in Michigan, we’re constantly encountering those emotions related to: an unplanned pregnancy; making an adoption plan for baby; infertility; wanting to grow my family by adoption; etc. Our pastor read a version of the prayer below in church; I think it captures a lot of what [...]

Appreciation For All Mothers2019-05-15T14:27:28-04:00

Let’s Spread the Word

I just found out I’m pregnant and don’t know what to do. My boyfriend is telling me to get an abortion; my mom is telling me I have to keep the baby because it’s my responsibility. I’m not ready to be a mom! I can’t do this alone! I don’t really want to get an abortion, but I don’t have any other options. I heard [...]

Let’s Spread the Word2019-05-02T13:56:44-04:00