Meet Adrianne. When Adrianne found out she was pregnant she thought her life was over. She never imagined adoption being an option for her. It wasn't until her mom placed a packet of information about adoption on her bed that she realized the pros of adoption actually outweighed the cons. Watch as she shares with us how she chose parents for her son, where this relationship is today and talks more about those who helped her along the way.
Meet Sarah. When Sarah was 24, she found out she was pregnant. She always wanted to be a mom but was overcome by fear when this reality came so unexpectedly. She knew immediately this path was going to be difficult, but wanted to do what was best for her son. Sarah chose to place her son with a loving family through adoption! This journey brought them closer than they ever imagined possible. Watch as Sarah and the family she placed with, share an honest portrayal of not only the struggle, but also the joy and beauty that has come from their open adoption.
Meet Hannah. Hannah was juggling life as a busy high schooler - friends, family, track, schoolwork, a boyfriend. Then once she discovered she was pregnant, life slowed down. She considered all her options and did what was best for her and her child. Watch her story unfold as she details her emotions, the decision-making process, and then even the surprises along the way.
Meet Laura. About a year after Laura graduated from college she started grad school to pursue a masters in music and vocal performance. 4 weeks later, she discovered she was pregnant. Being born in the bible belt, Laura was faced with the stigma that comes along with unplanned pregnancy. Laura began to weigh her options and looked at the pros and cons of both adoption and parenting. When she thought about all that was going to go into raising the child on her own she was overcome with anxiety.
Meet Carmen. Carmen recalls the drama, joy, sorrow, peace and the reasons why she decided to place her son for adoption.
Meet Stephanie. Watch this short film to witness Stephanie, a birth mom's inspiring adoption journey.