If you were young, single, and pregnant, and with no viable means to support yourself -- would you place your baby for adoption? In this episode of True Life, you'll meet two young women facing the agonizing decision of whether to keep their...... Read Full Episode Summary »
Kayla and Amanda must make the decision of their lives; do they raise their babies as unprepared, single mothers, or consider adoption, in hopes of providing a better life.
If you were young, single, and pregnant, and with no viable means to support yourself -- would you place your baby for adoption? In this episode of True Life, you'll meet two young women facing the agonizing decision of whether to keep their babies -- or let them be raised by someone else.
Kayla was 18 and using drugs when she got pregnant. She's been planning on having her distant cousins adopt her baby, but as Kayla's bond with her child grows stronger, she's doubting this choice. Will Kayla find the strength to go through with the adoption or will Kayla's attachment to her daughter cause her to change her mind?
Amanda became pregnant after she had a casual fling and doesn't feel ready to be a mother. She's decided to place her baby with a couple she's gotten to know online, but Rob, the baby's father, wants to keep the child. Will Amanda convince Rob their baby will be better off with other parents -- or will she decide to raise her with a man she doesn't love?
They're hoping to provide their children with a lifetime of safety and security. But will they brave the pain of separation and give up custody forever? Find out next on True Life: I'm Placing my Baby for Adoption.