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I Gave A Baby Up For Adoption

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses May 4, 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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I recently just found out that I was pregnant with twins. I found out at 22 weeks and I'm now 29 weeks. I'm still not 100% certain if I am wanting to raise them myself. I'm 22 and...
    candiiceb candiiceb 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    In the year of Woodstock, I had a girlfriend who was pregnant and as far as I know gave birth and gave up the child for adoption. I cannot find her and know little abut the birth...
    maxico90 maxico90 61-65, M 2 days ago

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    I've been thinking of putting myself up for adoption because my parents fight non stop and my dad is verbally and mentally and emotionally abusive. He treats us like crap and he...
    nessamay1998 nessamay1998 16-17, F Sep 14

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    Looking for my half brother, put up for adoption in Ontario Canada in the late 80's, birth fathers name was Brian Farnham and mother Lisa Hilliard. I want to find him! Any advice...
    cfarnham cfarnham 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    well all I can say i'm 4 months pregnant and I am only 16 and not ready to be a mother. plus my baby father is not around so it better I give my baby a better life I just need help...
    mira454 mira454 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm alreadys a baby with baby stuff I just need someones to takes care of me forevers. As long you as you will treats me right I will be yours forevers.
    infantdiapermess92 infantdiapermess92 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Nope, I don't Like Kids!! They Scary Me, Last Time I Ran For The Hill When My Sis Tried To Ask Me To Babysit.... At First I Said Yeah, But When She Left The Room I Locked My Room...
    HeyAsshole13 HeyAsshole13 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I want a mommy that can treat me like there baby... I dislike being a teenager message me
    Babymadeamessy1 Babymadeamessy1 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I lost 6 pounds in 1 week and you know it's full of vitamins ... My skin is better aswell ;)
    CoitusInterruptus CoitusInterruptus 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I'm a bit worried if giving my child up for adoption will be hard for me emotionally. I have a 4 yr old son...and am trying hard to get my life on track....I'm a single mom. I'm 6...
    luxieluna luxieluna 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    When i was a kid i had teenage babysitters so when i became a teen i expected not to have babysitters. WRONG! My mom worked or went out most nights and left me with babysitters...
    Cleancut Cleancut 41-45 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I'm actually in search of a babygirl for my Master. I'm hoping by reaching out here I'll be able to connect to some babygirls and introduce you to my Master. The qualities begin...
    subpetgrl subpetgrl 51-55, F Sep 8

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    I'm actually in search of a babygirl for my Master. I'm hoping by reaching out here I'll be able to connect to some babygirls and introduce you to my Master. The qualities begin...
    subpetgrl subpetgrl 51-55, F Sep 8

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    I need to rant. I am currently babysitting, sitting in their kitchen as I type this, and it is ridiculous. So I primarily babysit for 2 families, one Is more of a part time nanny...
    Kat0524 Kat0524 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I am 19 single and wanting a child I don't want to go threw all the bs of adopting I'm wanting to find someone that is willing to get preg and have the baby for me and when the...
    felicityanntomlinson felicityanntomlinson 18-21, F 18 Responses Sep 15

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    I want to be treated like a baby forever.
    GirlyPerson GirlyPerson 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 17

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    Somtimes. I have afew family friends I babysit for. Not a big deal. There's afew kids I love and afew I can't stand lol today I was watching two that I love. They sat and watched...
    Lovelyxx93 Lovelyxx93 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    I babysit for my friends and for my former boss... and I love it! I usually get a little pocket money of it but I wouldn't even care if I didn't. I love how children are so genuine...
    Careisla Careisla 18-21, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    My mum and dad, the only mum and dad I know, had 3 children of their own, all boys. Mum tried to conceive but kept miscarrying. Then a friend who worked at a clinic told her of...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    As a small child, I was told that I was adopted. My adoptive parents didn't know very much about where I came from or who I was, only that I had a different first name which they...
    eljefe3126 eljefe3126 46-50 Sep 9

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    It's has been 2 weeks and 1 day since I gave birth to the love of my life.... I have always wanted to be a mother. It is truly my hearts desire. When I found out I was pregnant in...
    meltimes2 meltimes2 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    It's been almost a year since we had a birth mom back out of an adoption. It is incredibly heartbreaking and I still think of him everyday. I wish I could have had the opportunity...
    Ag0405 Ag0405 22-25, F Sep 16

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    My parents were away for the weekend and my auntie asked if I could babysit her little boy, Josh. I had only babysit once before. I said yes. Later that day I asked my friends...
    partyallnighter partyallnighter 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    On august 31 my baby boy, Jacen, was born at 22 weeks. Saturday night I had my first really big contraction. I wrote this off as a Braxton hicks because I didn't get another for...
    maggie3333333 maggie3333333 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Hah this is very long and not that interesting but I chose to post this experience because I felt like sharing it with people. By the title you're probably judging me already...
    ChristineMalik ChristineMalik 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    My husband and I live in NJ, he is a fireman and I'm a former pediatric nurse and we've been married for 9 years. We have a loving 8 year old son who asks us almost daily and prays...
    lking7 lking7 31-35, F Sep 12

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    It's been over a year since I birthed my dead baby boy. My life is almost back to normal now but every few months ill still break down. I miss him more than anything. Today while...
    OverWorkedWoman OverWorkedWoman 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    How Could A Mother Be So Cruel?- A coworker in her 40s though she honestly doesn't look over 30 arrived at work in tears today. 2 yrs ago her only child moved from their home state...
    thankfullykinderfree thankfullykinderfree 66-70, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    Twice. Out of Hospital. First time (first baby) in a birth center active labor lasted 5.5hrs. It was very intense, painful, and difficult but also everything I had wanted for...
    ModernHippieMama ModernHippieMama 26-30, F Sep 20

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    as some off you know I am babysit my friends 4 year old daughter when my friend work today we went to the park to feed the ducks and all was untill we had to go home I told her...
    donjuul donjuul 26-30, F 7 Responses Sep 8

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    I was supposed to born on dec 25 but my mom say it was Christmas and had no time to go to hospital and so she gave birth on me in 28 dec easily 0.o
    Plaplee Plaplee 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    Rp only No K/ik Hi baby! Im looking for babies. I love when my babies are really little. I love when they are still in baby diapers. I like when my babies can barley walk and...
    MommyNikki MommyNikki 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 1

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    One day my parents were out for a week and dropped me off at the babysitters and the babysitters name was Amy and Amy had two cousins over Molly and Katie.amy had to go out and...
    Dryraxyes Dryraxyes 13-15, M Sep 18

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    I have been with my boyfriend for about 14 months, and it is great! He does have a child, and in the beginning of our relationship he told me how crazy his ex was, but I didn't...
    skopisch skopisch 22-25, F Sep 10

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    DOG BITE (the story), This is a story about events that took place during 6 days in a row last year (2013), on the last week of November. It was one of the most bizarre...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 15

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    Me and my bf's child is dead. And I don't have to personally deal with baby mama drama but Facebook was enough for me, I had to delete my account because it was all plagued with...
    OverWorkedWoman OverWorkedWoman 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    ("Let me explain this to you. Because you need to know this!") Daniel 7:20; I also wanted to know about the ten horns on its head, and about the other horn that came up, before...
    ifyouseekamyxxx ifyouseekamyxxx 18-21, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I kind of realised it today. I am not a baby, I am really not! It is time to grow up, emotionally, I mean. Enough complaining about my father or my mum or "my parents" in general...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Sep 5

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    It's been 4 years this month since I lost my baby girl aroura, I think about her daily that this month she would have been 4, it's weird to think that 4 years ago I lost a baby...
    leahlovesyou leahlovesyou 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7