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I Gave A Baby Up For Adoption

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    I Also Gave A Baby Up For Adoption Because It Was The Right Thing To Do

    It was about 26 years ago, and I was young in my 20's.  I already had two little ones, going through a divorice and was going to school.  I did not talk about it much to my parents because I new they would talk me out it.  When not knowing what to do and I did some deep soul...
    conniegang conniegang 51-55 Jan 12, 2011

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    It Wasn't Really My Choice

    I was 21 when social services pressured me into giving my baby up for adoption. I was in a sheltered housing flat and social services had stayed in touch with me throughout the years as I was an abused child (although I was never take into care) and had an Aspergers diagnosis...
    sarahd1988 sarahd1988 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2011

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    Adoption Is Love

    A year ago, I was pregnant with a baby boy with a long term boyfriend. I was a sophomore in college at the time. I wanted to keep him but I knew I couldn't give him the proper life I wanted him to have so I decided for adoption. My baby Keelan is now with a loving couple who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 28, 2013

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    A Child Having A Child

    I was 14 when I had my first child, I prefer not to go into all the circumstances  surrounding this time of my life etc.........I know I should have but I didn't tell my husband before we married that I had given my son up for adoption, when I did tell him, he just use to throw...
    zynthia zynthia 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2011

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    Thank You

    I want to thank all the mothers out there who decided to do this. I am adopted and I have a wonderful life and would not want it any other way. Thank you from someone who is
    jalfwit jalfwit 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 10, 2011

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    My Poem About Giving My Daughter Up For Adoption

    Memories of an angel sent from God in heaven A baby born so precious and so small Born to a young mother, just a child herself Who made the choice to sacrifice it all She didn’t have any money, the Daddy was long gone Knew she couldn’t raise a baby solely on her own So she...
    beautytakesatoll beautytakesatoll 18-21, F 6 Responses May 4, 2011

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    I'm sorry I have no experience giving up a child

    but I would like to write n be a pen pal to offer support for someone who needs someone to talk to about their feelings. Especially a young mother. I am a mom and became a mom at 19.
    dewife2005 dewife2005 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2014

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    I Gave Up A Little Boy.

    I got pregnant when I was 16. It was one of the hardest experiences of my life. I live in a very small very christian town and I was looked down upon and ridiculed at first. I had people telling me I should get an abortion or just get rid of it. Others who told me I might as well...
    lml369 lml369 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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    Hardest Thing I Ever Did...

    Jan 29 1997....i made the decision to give my baby-girl up for adoption..it was hard but in the same token it was a good decision...already having a son with autism..i knew i wouldnt be ablt to take care of her the way she should have been takin care of...the adoption is open...
    happygirl33 happygirl33 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Is there actually a way to put yourself up for adoption? If so, how?
    gemmynoday gemmynoday 13-15, T 1 Response Jan 10

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    She was born before I was and I know nothing about her except the name my mother gave her. Not much to go on but I hope one day her adoptive parents tell her about us. Her name...
    smassey11 smassey11 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Kind of new to this, will be ordering some stuff soon (adult sized baby clothes, adult diapers, bottles, etc) but the idea of a "daddy" intrigues me..
    completelyconfused28 completelyconfused28 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Ok here's my experience....prepare yourself this is gonna be a bit lengthy in details, but I'll try to make it brief. I'm not here to bash the mother but I'm beyond tired of her...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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    I'm not really /for/ abortion, technically, but I'm not necessarily against it, either. If you eliminate abortion you would also have to eliminate birth control according to my...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I babysit for 6 families a lot and yesterday I was babysitting for 2 boys. They are very sweet and easy! We were watching there favourite program, the Simpsons, and the 8yr old got...
    neve13078 neve13078 13-15, F Jan 20

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    I want a baby I have wanted a baby for a couple of years now but I don't have anyone to make a baby with
    Paul998 Paul998 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I want a baby so bad it's unreal. My husband and I have only been married for 3 months now. I'm not finished with my nursing degree not even close yet..let me rephrase that I haven...
    redhead8 redhead8 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    my mom still gets a babysitter for me. if my sister cant my moms friend, my aunty, or my moms freinds daughter does it
    steven0502 steven0502 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    I bought this in a present bag at Fashion 7 days And that i'll let you know it was the most respected present inside the bag. I love these items!! It is really thick, but absorbs...
    Ethan5814bpc4 Ethan5814bpc4 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    EXPIRED though the shot hurt alot you seemed very relieved, you said now you will always come back to me . well A few years later I happened to run to far , I could not see you...
    youreadwhat youreadwhat 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm Renee Yvonne. When I was 14 I got pregnant. My parents lawyer drew up adoption papers before the baby was born because I was s "minor". I don't know if it was a boy or girl...
    ReneeYvonne72 ReneeYvonne72 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Would anyone be able to guess how old I am in this photo? I am 23.... I think I look 16 😐 .... 😫😫😫 I'll never look my age! I just want to look older. I feel as though I...
    Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa Kristaaaaaaaaaaaa 22-25, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    A bit back my heart lepped with such joy, I could not contain it. As hard as my mind tried, my heart consumed logic and smothered my sanity. It was such a beautiful insanity I...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    i am a birth mother in an open adoption. my daughter is 14 years old and brilliant. I was 16 when I found out I was pregnant, although her father and I tried we couldn't keep it...
    puddleoftears puddleoftears 31-35, F Jan 4

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    So I was babysitter 3 children Jayden who was 5 April 7 and Matthew the parent gave me premison to spank Matthew swore at me because I told him to come off his Xbox so I got the...
    craigster622 craigster622 13-15, M 3 Responses Jan 11

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    Baby, I know I don't have the right to call you baby anymore. I just want to ask if you are ok? We don't have any communication now. And we both decided to that. I am really...
    AngelsBroughtMeHere AngelsBroughtMeHere 22-25, F Dec 30, 2014

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for 3 months and 1 week ago his ex gave birth to his first child. They were only together for 3 weeks and split before she found out she was...
    sjh24 sjh24 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    A really sweet orphan baby boy here looking to be owned by a Lovely mummy or daddy as there normal baby as I am 100% like a real baby but don't cry. I have some real style baby...
    AOrphanbaby AOrphanbaby 31-35, M Jan 5

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    One of those issues where I REALLY don't understand the opposition to it. If two loving people in a same-sex union or marriage want to adopt a child and raise that child, then it...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Mobile marketing is expanding swiftly for numerous factors. There are much more cell products in the field, connectivity speeds have improved (which, among the other matters...
    Ryan2693yly2 Ryan2693yly2 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Its not so much scared, its more worried. We're going to have a natural birth when we get pregnant. I'm kind of high risk (I have epilepsy and anemia) so there's one thing to be...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F Jan 4

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    I need an advice ASAP. He found me on FB and send me a friend request. I added because we had friends in common. He offered to meet for a dinner, we met yesterday. Dinner was...
    Nnichos Nnichos 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    "Thinking Out Loud" - Ed SheraanWhen your legs don't work like they used to beforeAnd I can't sweep you off of your feetWill your mouth still remember the taste of my love?Will...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Well I was in an a very abusive relationship for 5 years and there was nothing but hate towards me for most of that time until I finally got the guts to leave. But I needed to...
    edgyfox edgyfox 26-30, M Jan 6

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    I'm expecting my first baby and married to an addict...any advice would be wonderful.... My husband and I have been married for about a year and a half now and are expecting our...
    wej2915 wej2915 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    So my husband's baby mama is showing her a** again! They have gone a really long time without any drama, and I thought things were getting better. I was completely wrong, it seems...
    tjones44 tjones44 31-35, F a week ago

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    So my husband's baby mama is showing her a** again! They have gone a really long time without any drama, and I thought things were getting better. I was completely wrong, it seems...
    tjones44 tjones44 31-35, F a week ago

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    My blue blanket I can't sleep at all with out rubbing my nose with my blue blanket and I know it sounds like I'm a baby I just can't help it. I been rubbing my nose with my...
    RobertsLove17 RobertsLove17 16-17, F Dec 30, 2014

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    it's the best smell especially Johnson and Johnson baby powder my room smells like a nursery and I only use baby powder with all my diaper changes adult baby pride
    robbybaby robbybaby 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    RP Only I would love to be your new Mommy. Id take care of all your little baby need all you have to do is use your baby voice when you talk to Mommy. Mommy will do the rest...
    MommyBailey MommyBailey 18-21, F Dec 31, 2014

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    RP Only I would love to be your new Mommy. Id take care of all your little baby need all you have to do is use your baby voice when you talk to Mommy. Mommy will do the rest...
    MommyBailey MommyBailey 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    RP Only I would love to be your new Mommy. Id take care of all your little baby need all you have to do is use your baby voice when you talk to Mommy. Mommy will do the rest...
    MommyBailey MommyBailey 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    RP Only I would love to be your new Mommy. Id take care of all your little baby need all you have to do is use your baby voice when you talk to Mommy. Mommy will do the rest...
    MommyBailey MommyBailey 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    RP Only I would love to be your new Mommy. Id take care of all your little baby need all you have to do is use your baby voice when you talk to Mommy. Mommy will do the rest...
    MommyBailey MommyBailey 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    RP Only I would love to be your new Mommy. Id take care of all your little baby need all you have to do is use your baby voice when you talk to Mommy. Mommy will do the rest...
    MommyBailey MommyBailey 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    RP Only I would love to be your new Mommy. Id take care of all your little baby need all you have to do is use your baby voice when you talk to Mommy. Mommy will do the rest...
    MommyBailey MommyBailey 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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