As you think about adoption for your baby, we understand that you want to find just the right Christian adoptive family. You want your baby to grow up with the best life possible full of God’s love, but how do you make sure of that?
Lifetime Christian Adoption has perfected the process of helping women find the perfect families for their babies. Here’s how the process works for finding the right Christian adoptive family for your baby with Lifetime!
The First Steps
When you contact Lifetime, you get your own dedicated Adoption Coordinator. She will help you create an adoption plan, so things go just the way you want them too. Your Adoption Coordinator will also help you learn about Christian adoptive couples so you can find just the right one for your baby.
You might already know what you’re looking for in a Christian adoption family. But religion might not be the only thing you want to have in common with an adoptive family, though. Your Adoption Coordinator will help you to narrow down your preferences by asking questions like:
Do you want your baby to grow up with siblings?
Some women feel it’s important that a couple who already has kids adopt their baby. They want to make sure that their baby grows up alongside siblings. Other women want to look at adoptive couples who can’t have children of their own due to infertility.
Is the location of your baby’s future home important to you?
Do you picture your baby growing up near the West coast? Or maybe you’d like him or her to be raised on a farm in the Midwest? Since Lifetime is a national, full-service adoption professional, we work with adoptive families across the U.S. This allows you to choose where your child lives if you’d like. Whether you picture your child in a busy urban setting or small rural one, your vision for your baby can be met!
Does it matter to you whether your child looks like his or her adoptive parents?
Some women feel strongly about choosing an adoptive couple who shares their ethnicity and culture.
What values are important to you?
When you look at a Christian adoption profile, you can be sure that their religious beliefs match yours. Consider the other values which are important to you too, like family connections or work ethic.
Questions to Ask Christian Adoptive Couples
Once you find an adoptive family profile that speaks to you, you can get to know them better through a phone call. When you chat, you might ask questions about their religious background, such as:
What kind of church do you attend, and how often?
What made you choose that church?
What’s your church community like?
Are you involved in any of your church’s groups or activities
such as volunteer work, Sunday school, or Bible study group?
In what ways does your faith shape your lives?
Is it important to you that your children get baptized?
What’s your religious background like?
How do you plan to teach your children about the Lord?
Besides learning more about your baby’s potential adoptive family during this phone call, they’ll be able to get to know you too. Since this will be a lifelong relationship, bonding over common values is a great way to start it off!