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Adoption Stories

Things to Consider When Attending the Birth of Your Adopted Child

I was fortunate enough to be in the delivery room to welcome my second daughter in to this world.  I was right alongside her first mommy, holding her hand, and telling her how brave and powerful she was. I felt her contractions through the squeeze of her hands and saw the intense affliction and grief through the tears in her eyes. I was in awe

The Benefits of Using a Local, Utah and Idaho Adoption Agency

If you are considering placing your baby for adoption, there are several adoption services options available to you. You can access placement services through a local Utah and Idaho adoption agency, a national adoption agency, or an adoption attorney. At Forever Bound Adoption, a Utah and Idaho state-licensed adoption agency, we believe there are many benefits that may make working with a local adoption agency

A Pledge to my Children’s Birthmothers

Whew, this is a big one. I’m already tearing up just from typing the title of this article. I feel overwhelmed by gratitude and weighed down by immense pressure all at the same time. Let me explain. I can’t fully grasp the depths of adoption even after I’ve adopted twice (and on the journey to do it a third time). Because the emotions, the biology, the

Jordan Whitaker’s Eagle Scout Project for Birth Mothers!

Project Description: Jordan wanted to make matching quilts for birth mothers and adoptees to share as a way to remember each other. The adoption process can be very stressful and emotional. These quilts could help to heal the emotional loss experienced by the birth mothers as they choose a better life for their children by placing them for adoption. Later in life as the adoptees get