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The mini documentary series follows women who are pregnant but have decided to give their child up for adoption. You see the emotional roller coaster as these women make a live changing decision. The show usually showcases two women's stories. This is no easy decision and this show really highlights that. It does not make it seem like a half heart idea but a real thought out plan. These women are not ready to be mothers and have decided that this will be the best life choice for their children.

The film crew follows them for about 15 weeks before their due date. It shows the difficult process as the mothers try to choose a family for their unborn child. You see them meet the potential adoptive parents. Many of the women reveal emotions of resentment to these people even though they know their child's life will be better with them. The show provides us with the thoughts the mother would like to share, but the cameras show us the true emotions on their faces.

There is of course drama that ensues. There are biological fathers who object to the adoption, fathers who push for it, and those who just are not around. Whether the family in general is supportive of the mothers choice. Their is drama over whether the adoptive parents chosen will be the right ones for the baby. And of course the drama of will the mother really give her baby up or change her mind and keep the child.

Overall this show provides us with a look into how hard it is to give up a child. Many of the women say, no one who hasn't been through this will understand. Hopefully this show will help people understand the motives and the hardship that these women face. These women are not make the process seem glamorous, they are sharing their real stories and real emotions.

Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on Oxygen
2 Seasons, 19 Episodes - Currently Airing
July 23, 2012
Drama, Family, Reality
7.2/10
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  • In the second season finale, updates of four birth moms are shared.

  • A mother has concerns that her daughter is being manipulated by her boyfriend; a boyfriend is adamant against adoption.

  • A woman faces resistance when attempting to place her baby with a lesbian couple, who also happens to be family.

  • A pregnant teen with hopes of a military career intends to place her child for adoption. Also, a woman pregnant with twins considers her options.

  • Jeni's 20-year-old daughter just had a baby, and now Jeni is pregnant herself. Cathleen is fearful she can't handle a third child, but her mother refuses to allow her other options.

  • Alyssa is having a baby for her best friend Crystal to adopt, but Crystal is concerned about the effects the adoption will have on their friendship. Meanwhile, Jennie considers placing her third child up for adoption.

  • A woman works to get her life in order and regain custody of her son. A woman's boyfriend doesn't want to parent their daughter.

  • A woman's boyfriend is against adoption; a teen tomboy is concerned with the adoption agreement.

  • Amanda is rebuilding her life after a history of drug addiction by placing her baby up for adoption in order to regain access to her two children. Carrying the little boy she's always wanted, Megan feels pressure from her parents to consider adoption.

  • Nadia worries that she will be forced to parent her unborn baby if her husband doesn't sign away his rights in time. Corinthia, who was abandoned by her own mother, fears giving up her child will cause history to repeat itself.

  • A woman is concerned about raising a third child on her own; a second woman's former boyfriend refuses to sign adoption papers.

  • Sharanda is concerned that her boyfriend's inability to commit about placing their baby for adoption will cause a rift between them. Tory and her boyfriend clash over his unwavering decision to keep their baby.

  • Megan is convinced adoption is best for her baby, but does her ex agree? Meanwhile, Lindsay is pregnant with twins and it's high risk.

  • Nicole's family and baby's father are against her decision to place her baby for adoption. Sarah struggles with cleaning up her life, her relationship with her dad, and placing her baby for adoption.

  • Brandalynn may follow in her mother's footsteps and place her baby for adoption, Mercedes is concerned she will sacrifice her loved ones if she places her baby for adoption.

  • Jamie, already a single mother of 3, is pregnant again, but is afraid she can't afford it? Recent college grad Sydney has a different vision of her life and makes a controversial choice in adoptive parents.

  • Amanda is a pregnant mother of two and considers giving up her baby to a same-sex couple. Mariah is 8-months pregnant and fears she won't be able to afford it.

  • Mary's marriage was in trouble when she had an affair and got pregnant. Now she has to decide to keep the baby or save her marriage. Claudia is pregnant by a man who has six children with four different women and fears she will end up a single mom.

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