Birth Parent Stories

Read Adoption Stories from Some of Our Courageous Birth Parents

Adoption Minnesota’s Birth Mother Video

  Click the photo to watch Adoption Minnesota‘s new video for birth mothers. If you or someone you know wants more information on adoption services and what the adoption process looks like have them reach out to Adoption Minnesota at 612-333-0593, or by text at 612-616-4564. We are here to help birth parents through this incredibly hard time. We provide counseling, help putting baby up…

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Who can adopt my baby?

Who can adopt my baby? Many women who are looking into placing their baby for adoption may be thinking, “How will I find the right family to adopt my baby, or who is out there to adopt my baby.” Adoption Minnesota is here to help! We have families who, will adopt your baby, who have been home study approved and are ready to adopt. Find…

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You Are Not “Giving Up” by Choosing Adoption

You Are Not “Giving Up” by Choosing Adoption You Are Choosing the Best Life Possible for Your Baby Giving a baby up for adoption isn’t giving up! In the very least it is giving life. Birth mothers have thought long and hard about their adoption plans, they sometimes spend months planning how the adoption will go. They are just trying to choose the best life…

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Malia’s Story

“If you would have asked me about adoption before I was pregnant I would have said that I could never go through with it.  Now that I have I can’t imagine what my life would have been if I hadn’.t”

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Jodi’s Story

Seeing him in their arms and how happy they were actually helped me. I could tell from the moment that he was born that they loved him with all their hearts.

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Laura’s Story

I know her adoptive family will love her unconditionally and give her opportunities I never could have provided. I feel at peace with my decision.

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How to Explain Adoption to Your Children

How to Explain Adoption to Your Children     Women who have chosen to pursue adoption but already have children at home often wonder how to explain adoption to their children.   How do you tell your children you are placing their brother or sister for adoption? Will they understand? Will they be sad or angry?   If possible, begin explaining adoption to your children…

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Commonly Asked Questions by Women Thinking About Placing for Adoption

Commonly asked Questions by Women Thinking About Placing for Adoption At Adoption Minnesota, we do independent adoptions. Adoptive parents and birth parents plan their own adoption. There are no rules or policies that must be followed, so every adoption is unique. It is up to the birth and adoptive parents to decide how they want their adoptions to go. Birth parents are also guaranteed that…

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Reid and Paul’s Adoption Story

On a Sunday September 18th we received a screening call from Kathi, our Adoption MN social worker. She told us there was a birth mother interested in 5 families, and we were her second choice. We were told the birth mother, Lauren, was shy and working slowly through the process. She was due on November 4th, so time was quickly approaching for her to make…

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