Birth Moms: The Value of Expectant Parent Counseling

Utah law provides that birth mothers are entitled to some counseling. Whether you are working with Forever Bound Adoption, another adoption agency, or a private adoption attorney, free counseling (at least three sessions) should be made available to you. Meeting with an experienced counselor can benefit you as a birth mother throughout the adoption process. Placing your baby for adoption is a significant and highly

Top 5 Reasons a Birth Mom Needs an Attorney

As an expectant parent, this can be a very difficult time for you. Forever Bound Adoption wants to help. Placing your child for adoption is an emotional experience, which is why we encourage birth moms to ask about and access support services. As an agency, we understand your desire to be recognized and validated. To navigate the adoption process, we encourage you to consult with

It’s Okay to Say “No” to Protect Your Child

I read through a thread in an adoption support group recently that inspired this article. A sweet mama was asking for advice on a seemingly unhealthy relationship with her son’s biological parents. The birthmother was asking to schedule a visit with her child (3 years old) and based on the substance-abuse and how the previous meetups went, the adoptive mother did not think it was

Adoptive Parents Experience Trauma, Too

I’m an adoptive mother. And I have trauma from my child’s adoption.It’s no secret to anyone that adoption is hard. Every aspect of it is hard. When you’re determining the life of an innocent child, nothing can be taken lightly. The process takes a mental, emotional, physical, and financial toll. And I’m only speaking from the perspective of an adoptive parent. I can’t imagine what