Hannah House Maternity Home – Located in Longview, Texas. Offers a place for new beginnings for teens and young women in unplanned pregnancy situations. A place young women ages 13-29 with no other children living with them. Contact by phone by dialing 903-238-5940 or online at http://www.plministries.org.
2-1-1 Texas – A program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is committed to help Texas citizens connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or Internet, their goal is to present accurate, well-organized, and easy to find information from over 60,000 state and local health and human services programs. Contact by phone by dialing 2-1-1 or online at http://www.211texas.org/211/.
These websites are helpful in providing information about all stages of pregnancy, safe medications, exercises, important foods, etc.
American Pregnancy Association: http://www.americanpregnancy.org
WebMD Pregnancy Center: http://webmd.com/baby/default.htm
Birthmothers – Offers online support, offers birth mom buddy that lives relatively close.
Lifemothers – Excellent site created by author and birthmother, Skye Hardwick. Read her articles, submit a poem of your own, or share your adoption story.
The Birthmother Tree – “Place of contemplation, reflection, and healing for all birthmothers.” Add your name to the birthmother tree!
Adoption.com – Could be considered adoption headquarters. Information for any member of the adoption triad as well as chat rooms, forums, and information about laws.
Adoption Poetry – If you are a lover of poetry, or even just want to see in print what love can put on paper, use this line. There are literally hundreds of poems and writings here, all related to adoption.
Adoption Puzzle – Helps others who are searching for members of their birth family.
Let’s Talk Adoption – Radio show broadcast on Internet Radio is hosted by Lifetime Foundation founder, Mardie Caldwell. Check out the live broadcasts or listen to archives. All the shows relate to adoption and vary.
Insight: Open Adoption Resources and Support – Created by Brenda Romanchik with articles and information for birthparents participating in open adoptions.
YAHOO Chat Group – http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Birthmothersupport
Tapestry’s Birthmother Support Group – Offers a safe and confidential environment for understanding, support, and healing for birthmothers. Any woman who has placed a child for adoption, regardless of when, is welcome to attend. This support group is facilitated by two experienced adoption counselors and meets on the first Tuesday night of each month from 7-8:30 pm at Irving Bible Church.