Adoption Isn’t Selfish

A sweet girl explaining her journey through adoption

Jessalynn Speight January 17, 2014

Every girl thinks they will not be the one who gets pregnant. Statistics on CRIHB.org show that 4 out of 10 girls get pregnant as teenagers every year.

This video is raw and honest. No sugar coating. It especially goes over the painful questions so many birthparents are asked when they make an adoption plan.

This girl is fearless in sharing her opinion and explaining why she feels that way.

She is brave in her opinions and her actions.

Best line in the movie?  ”I am not his mother, but I am his life.”

Beautiful tribute and learning video for girls who find themselves in unplanned pregnancy.

Adoption isn’t the only option, but it is a great one.

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Jessalynn Speight

Jessalynn Bills Speight placed for adoption 5.5 years ago. She gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. She placed her in the arms of an incredible family and share a wonderful open adoption. When her birth daughter was 6 months old she started a blog called www.Birthmothers4Adoption.com, 2 years later she got married to a stud muffin. She now has two kids and 2 fur babies. She resides in good ol' Utah. She started hosting retreats for adoptive couples and has now moved on to hosting birth mother retreats as well. She has presented at conferences and taught classes at women's retreats. She recently had an article in Cosmopolitan, was featured on Fox National News, The Kelly File, and several local news channels. She's helped film a documentary about adoption, a video called the Agape Project, and has blogged for many other websites and online magazines. She is an avid foodie and enjoys cooking, traveling, rescuing animals, learning about holistic healing, history, and photography.


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