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Birth Parents

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

Good Things Are Coming to Idaho!

Idaho locals will tell you that Idaho has become a popular place to move. Known for its adoption friendly community, Idaho was a natural place for Forever Bound Adoption to expand. While new to Idaho, Forever Bound Adoption has been in operation since 2014 in Utah. It has a reputation for providing professional and ethical adoption services to birth parents, adoptive parents and adoptees.Experienced Team:Forever Bound Adoption is

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