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An Adoptive Parent’s Guide to the Hospital Experience

An Adoptive Parent’s Guide to the Hospital Experience

An adoptive parent’s guide to the hospital experience As adoptive parents, there are many milestones in the adoption process. You spend a notable amount of energy and coping skills as you navigate each step and overcome the challenges that may have already come your way. To think, this is before actual parenting begins! Finally, you’re matched and your birth mother’s…

Birth Mom Care Bags

Birth Mom Care Bags

Gift of Life Adoptions has been working with birth moms for over 25 years. We understand that every adoption is special and unique and no matter how you look at, adoption is a blessing. Adoption is something to be proud of and is an unselfish act of love. Only you can decide if you are in a position to be…

Is Adoption Right For Me?

Is Adoption Right For Me?

When faced with an unplanned pregnancy there are a number of thoughts that will run through your head. How will I financially care for my baby? Am I ready to be a parent? Are there things I want to accomplish before I have a baby? These questions are the tip of the iceberg, but what reflections should you have if…

A Safe Haven For Newborns

A Safe Haven For Newborns

Many of us cannot even begin to imagine abandoning our newborn. This is a tragic event, but some parents feel they have no other options and no place to turn. It is never someones first thought when finding out they are pregnant. It is an act of desperation and fear. Because of the shame and stigma attached to abandonment they…

Personal Adoption Agency

Personal Adoption Agency

Deciding to place your baby for adoption is never an easy decision to make. It’s a new and unknown journey. But choosing the right adoption agency to guide you through the process can give you some peace of mind. The following are some things you should look for in an agency. Gift of Life Adoptions has been helping birth parents…

Hats Off To Healthpark Medical Center In Ft. Myers

Hats Off To Healthpark Medical Center In Ft. Myers

Gift of Life Adoptions works with many hospitals and hospital staff in the state of Florida throughout the year. Recently, we had the pleasure of completing an adoption at Healthpark Medical Center in Ft. Myers and the hospital staff could not have been more generous and hospitable to our staff, the adoptive parents, the birth parents and this precious baby. The…

A Cyber Renovation

A Cyber Renovation

Gift of Life has been facilitating Florida Adoptions for over twenty years. As a result, the ways we’ve reached and informed our clients have changed vastly over the years. From newspaper and yellow pages to google and twitter. So, recently we decided to do a little cyber renovations. Every house eventually needs some renovations. There comes a day when those…

True Adoption Story: Just Mom

True Adoption Story: Just Mom

I’m just a mom. In 1990, in a small-town courthouse in Southern Minnesota, the adoption of our two daughters became final. I have never forgotten the judge’s last statements to us, or the feeling of finality that it gave me. “These children are now yours forever and ever, just as if they had been born to you.” We had wanted…