Birthparent FAQ
If you or someone you know is pregnant and considering adoption, get commonly asked questions answered.
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Jim and Shawna

Hi, we are Jim and Shawna and we want to thank you for reading our story and taking the time to learn more about us. We are grateful for your courage to consider adoption for your baby. After tryin

Kimberly Anne

My name is Kimberly Anne and I thank you for taking the time to read my letter. I truly admire the courage and strength you have in making this very important decision for yourself and your child.

Gina and Davinder

Thank you for considering us as potential adoptive parents for your child. We are really excited to become parents and are overjoyed to have the chance to bring a child into our home.

We h

Claire and Jamie
     Matched!

Hello!  We are Claire and Jamie, and we want to thank you for taking the time to get to know us.

We live in the small San Francisco Bay Area town of Burlingame where crime is low and the s

Brent and Mark

Hello!

     We're Brent and Mark from San Francisco, and we're honored that you decided to learn more about us. In the ten years we’ve been together we have both th

Birth Parent Stories
Birth parents share their thoughts, feelings and experiences of open adoption.
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Andrew and Katy

Hello!

We are a young couple looking to create our family through adoption.  You are going through such a difficult time right now and we know that there are so many wonderful families out

Matt and Michelle

Hello, our names are Matt and Michelle from San Francisco, California. We are extremely hopeful and excited to adopt a child and expand our family. We met in college and are grateful that we c

Ryan and Lisa

Hi! Our names are Ryan and Lisa and we live in Woodland, California. Thank you for taking the time to read our letter and giving us the opportunity to share a little bit about our life with you. We

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Emily and Stewart

Hello!  We are Emily and Stewart from Mountain View, California. Thank you for taking the time to learn about us and how excited we are to create a family through open adoption. We’

Claudia and Ramon

We are Claudia and  Ramon and we want to thank you for taking the time to read our letter. We have been married for eight years and live in San Leandro, CA in the East Bay of Northern Californ

Daniella and Sam

Thank you for taking the time to read our letter and consider us to be potential adoptive parents for your baby.

We are committed to open adoption. Daniella has a niece who was adopted as an i

Crystal and Jonathan

Hi! We are Crystal and Jonathan from San Jose, California. We are 33-years-old, and after being together for over eleven years and married since 2013, we are ready and excited to become first-time

Sara and Joe

 

Hi. We are Joe & Sara from Marin County, California. Thank you for taking a look at our profile. Hopefully your search for people who will be loving parents and can provide a safe, w

Mellani and Dave

Hello, Thank you for considering adoption and for taking the time to read our profile. We’re looking forward to welcoming a baby into our lives and becoming parents through open adoption.&nbs

John and John

Hello! We’re John and John from San Jose, California
Thanks for taking the time to read about us and our dream to become Dads. We’re eager to open our life, our home, and our love to

Takashi and Kyoko

Hello!

We are Takashi and Kyoko, a happily married couple living in San Jose, California. We dream of creating a family to share our lives and love with a child. Kyoko is looking forward to bei

Jen and Becky

KAMUSTA and LEI HO! (HELLO!  in Tagalog and Cantonese) from Fremont, CA 40 miles across the bay from San Francisco

You may be going through so much right now and you are in our thoughts.&n

Rey and Jovits

Hi! We are Rey and Jovits, from Danville, California, and we have been blessed.  We have so much love in our family that we wish to share it.  We wish to grow our family and raise a child

Clif and Tracy

Hello, we are Tracy and Clif—that is not a typo—he spells it with only one “f”.  We met at a meditation retreat in 2000.  It was a great start to a new millennium.

Dan and Christina

Hi!  We are Dan and Christina from Campbell, California. Thank you for taking the time to get to know us! We are in our mid-thirties and have known one another since we were little kids. We ha

Darren and Michelle

HI! We're Darren and Michelle. We live in the lovely San Francisco Bay Area.
We are amazed at the selflessness of your choice and are very honored to be considered as parents for your child.&

James and Jillian

Thank you for taking the time to consider us as adoptive parents. The decision to place your baby is one of extreme courage and selflessness. We hope this letter helps you get to know us better. We

Kathy and Steve

Hello,

Thank-you for taking the time to consider us as parents for your child. We know this is a difficult decision for you and we hope our letter will find a family who sees us as a perfect ma

Joel and Sheridan

Dear Birthmother,

Thank you for reading our letter and getting to know us better! 

We are Joel and Sheridan and we have made our home in the San Francisco Bay Area where we enjoy the w

Christy and Evan

Hello! We are Christy and Evan, a happily married couple from San Jose, California. We have been married for 8 years. After trying to start a family for the last four years, we are ready and excite

Claudia and Phil

We are Phil and Claudia and we admire your courage and know you have some big and important decisions to make; we very much appreciate your consideration. We’ve been a couple since 2006 and m

IsaBel and Daniel

Hello!  We are IsáBel, Daniel, and Erin from Alameda, CA.  We are very grateful that you are considering us as an adoptive family.  Although we cannot fully understand the emo

Daniel and Mark

GREETINGS!

We are Daniel and Mark, a married couple living in Berkeley, California, with our two-year-old daughter Aviva, who came into our family through adoption. Over the past two years it h

Geof and Peter

Hello!  We are Geof and Peter from the San Francisco Bay area.  We can’t possibly put into words a description of our feelings and our sincere respect and utmost admiration for the

Chris and Rich

Hello and thank you for taking the time to learn a little about us. We are Chris and Richard from Albany, California, and we are beyond excited to start our family and to welcome you into our lives

Madhuri and Ram

Hello! We are Madhuri and Ramchand from Santa Clara, California. Thanks for taking time to know more about us. We understand that it is your love, care and responsibility for your child that is mot

Benny and Trisha

Bula!

Hi!  We are Benny and Trisha from San Francisco, California.  Our dream is to have a family and share our love with a child.  Trisha can’t wait to be a work-at-home m

Steve and Cori

Hi, we are Cori and Steve, from Walnut Creek, California. Thank you so much for taking the time to get to know us. We have much to share, and hope that we can give you a glimpse of what our family

Emily

Hello, I’m Emily, a warm, caring and energetic woman living in Oakland, California. I’m incredibly excited to become a parent and I want to sincerely thank you for having the courage to

Claudia and Jeff
Susan and Jim

Dear Birthmother—

Hi, we are Jim and Susan from San Francisco, California - one of the most exciting cities in the United States.  We want to say thank you for taking the time to rea

David and Yooki

Hi/Konichiwa!  We are David and Yooki from El Cerrito, California.  We have been married for almost (!) ten years, and we are ready and excited to become first-time parents through open a

Barry and Heather

Hi – our names are Barry and Heather. We live right next to the San Francisco Bay in Richmond, CA. Thank you for taking the time to read our letter and give us the opportunity to share a litt

Nathalie

Bonjour (hello), I’m Nathalie from San Mateo, California.

Thank you for visiting my page and looking to learn more about me. You are going to take a very courageous and difficult decision

Tim and Marie

Hello, We’re Tim and Marie from San Mateo. We want to thank you for reading about who we are and look forward to having the chance to learn about you. We are grateful for the opportunity to g

Lauren and Joe

We are Lauren and Joe, from San Jose California. Thank you for your interest in getting to know us. We look forward to getting to know you too. We are so thankful that you are considering this proc

Jeff and Jeanne
     Matched!

Hello! We are Jeff and Jeanne.

Thank You for reading our letter and considering us as adoptive parents for your baby. We hope our profile offers you a glimpse into our lives and our passion for

Jeff and Tiffani

We are Jeff and Tiffani and we are both native Californians, born and raised in San Jose. We met ten years ago through friends at a festival, and we have not been apart since. We have been married

Floyd and Mike

Hello and Bonjour !

We are Floyd and Mike, a fun and adventurous couple in our mid-thirties from the San Francisco Bay Area. We are very excited to start a family - something we’ve been

Ryan and Marea

We are Ryan and Marea from Truckee, California and we thank you for this opportunity to introduce ourselves! As parents of an adopted child, we applaud your courage to bring your baby into this wor

Ana and Gam

Hola! Hello, we’re Ana and Gam from San Francisco, California.

We feel a deep admiration and respect for you as we realize that you have a big decision to make. We want you to know that w

Niels and Sujin

Hi! We’re Niels and Sujin.
We started out as friends and fell in love going on picnics, checking out art shows and listening to Donny Hathaway records. We've been married for 6 years. O

Ashsha and Tina

Hello. We are Ashsha and Tina and we are so very excited to become parents. Thank you for taking the time to read about us. We can’t begin to imagine what you are going through and the streng

Ben and Marissa

Hello! Our names are Ben and Marissa from Oakland, CA. As we make this important decision to adopt a baby into our lives, we realize you are facing a crossroad in yours. We both would like to thank

Matthew and Devin
     Matched!

Thank you for taking time to learn about us.  Choosing adoption is an incredible act of love, and we’re grateful that you’re considering us. We know you face a huge decision, and w

Meera and Chai

Welcome! We are Meera and Chai from San Francisco, California…

Thank you for learning more about us as you consider an adoption plan for your child.  We are married and live with ou

Allwyn and Cecille

Dear Birthmother,

We are Allwyn and Cecille from Alameda, California.  Thank you for taking the time to read about us.  We acknowledge the courage it takes to consider an open adoptio

Karen
Hi there, and thank you for reading about my family and me. I so enjoy being a mother and I am very excited to welcome another child into our home. I would love to meet you and I hope that you will
Marta and Pasha

Hola!
We are Marta and Pasha from Menlo Park, California (about 30 miles south of San Francisco). Thanks for reading our letter. We admire your decision to consider an open adoption. We know

Deidre and Bob

We want to express our deepest gratitude to you for considering adoption as a choice for your baby.  We can only imagine the journey that has led you here, and we look forward to learning more

Charlie and Tina

Hello, we are Charlie and Tina - and we are honored you are taking the time to get to know us. We live in sunny San Mateo, CA. We're a loving and active couple, surrounded by amazing friends an

Gina & Michelle
     Matched!

Hi!  We are Gina and Michelle and we live in San Francisco, CA.  We are honored to build our family through open adoption.  We feel fortunate to have close friends and family who hav

Marc and Lisa

Hello!  We are Marc and Lisa from the San Francisco Bay Area and we are so excited that you are looking at our letter and photos! We are thankful that you may give us the opportunity to become

Letitia and Scott

Aloha! We’re Letitia and Scott in Belmont, California. Thank you for reading our story and learning more about us. We admire your courage and strength in considering adoption for your baby. W

Stacey

Hi! My name is Stacey and I am so thankful that you’ve taken the time to learn more about me. It nearly takes my breath away when I think about the courage and strength you have to explore ad

Shannon and Laura

We feel deeply humbled by your courage to seek a loving home for your child and honored by your decision to learn more about our family.  We are a happily married couple of seventeen years and

Billy and Danika
     Matched!

Hello and Welcome! We’re Billy and Danika Griffin from Lake Tahoe, CA, in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains. We’re a fun couple that enjoys cooking healthy food, travel, the arts an

Matt and Terri

Hello!

Thank you for reading our letter! We are Matt and Terri of Mountain View, California. We’ve been married for 8 years and are excited to start a family through open adoption. We fee