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Adoption Stories

Pregnancy Termination is Your Choice, but Remember Adoption is an Option

Life can be really complicated sometimes and bringing a child into the world can make it even more so. When faced with an unplanned or crisis pregnancy, you may have the choice between pregnancy termination and keeping the child. But many forget to mention that adoption is an option as well. Although adoption is not mentioned in many places, it is a safe and viable

Is Adoption Still an Option for Me? A Birth Mom with Alcoholism

When making the decision about whether or not to give your child up for adoption, many questions may arise that need answers. For some women, that question could be “I am an alcoholic, is adoption still an option?” The answer to this is yes. Yes, adoption is still an option even if you currently are or have a history of heavy alcohol usage. There are families

If I adopt out my baby in Idaho, what help is there for me?

Forever Bound Adoption Idaho is a full service adoption agency that can offer help to expectant mothers who choose to adopt out their baby.  Placing a baby for adoption because of an unplanned pregnancy or crisis pregnancy can be an emotionally unsettling experience.  Having someone who will listen to you and can understand the emotions you are going through can be very helpful.  Our counselors

Positive Adoption Language

What is positive adoption language and why is it important? Words have power in every aspect of life, words convey messages and feelings, and the way people choose words can indicate their true thoughts and values. When it comes to adoption, many people are not familiar or connected to the adoption process and may be less familiar with adoption terms. As adoption can be an

Fred M. Riley Foundation

Fred M. Riley Foundation: Placing a baby for adoption is not only an act of love, it is a great sacrifice to help provide a brighter future for all involved. The Fred M. Riley Foundations mission is to help birth parents that have placed a baby up for adoption strengthen their bright future by providing assistance with costs of education and counseling. Birth Parent Scholarship Fund:

The Stigmas and Social Norms of Unplanned Pregnancy

    In the United States, specifically Idaho and Utah, unplanned pregnancies are most common among young women between the ages of 18-24 years old. With the woman’s decision in mind, 60% of unintended pregnancies result in childbirth, 40% in pregnancy termination, and less than 2% in adoption. Norms and stigmas surround all pregnancy decisions, including adoption, pregnancy termination, and parenting. These social norms and stigmas regarding

What’s Right for you as a Birth Mother? Open or Closed Adoption?

When going through the adoption process, there are so many decisions that you, as a birth mother, must make. Trying to create an adoption plan can be overwhelming. One of the first decisions that may be weighing you down is whether you want an open adoption or a closed adoption. This is a big decision that we at Forever Bound Adoption want to make a little easier for you.