“Should I Give My Baby Up For Adoption?” A Birthmother Counsellor On What You Need To Know

If you’re pregnant and asking yourself “should I give my baby up for adoption?”, you’re not alone.

Every year, women from all walks of life from all across the country, ask themselves the very same question.

Most women who create an adoption plan do it because they’re unable or not ready to parent and want the best for their baby.

And yet even though placing a baby for adoption is an act of love  (note, like others in the adoption community, we use this adoption-friendly phrase in place of “giving up a baby for adoption“) that involves a mother putting your child’s interests before her own, there are still many myths and misunderstandings surrounding it.

The good news is that there are support groups online and in your community where you can learn more about the process. Continue reading

6 Ways to Promote Your Online Adoption Profile For Free

We see it happen all the time.

Prospective adoptive parents will spend hours writing and fine-tuning their adoption profile until they’re finally satisfied with it.

Then they’ll post it online, either on a stand-alone platform or on our adoption profiles page, and sit back and wait until a prospective birthmother contacts them.

Don’t get us wrong. This strategy often works.

But if you really want to boost your odds of grabbing the attention of expectant parents with an adoption plan, you’ll need to go the extra mile and find other ways to promote your online profile.

So how do you do it? How do you cut through the noise and get you noticed?

Advertising is one option. But with so many other waiting parents fighting to be seen online, you’re going need some pretty deep pockets to make your mark. And even then it’s not a sure bet.

The good news is there are other ways to increase your visibility on the web. And, best of all, they don’t cost a single cent.

Here are 6 ways to promote your online adoption profile to expectant parents without breaking the bank. Continue reading