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Leah Outten

Leah Outten works and volunteers in the adoption and pro-life community through her writing, speaking and mentoring. She works with Arrow + Root to educate adoptive parents, along with helping the pro-life community better navigate the issues surrounding adoption today. Leah lives in the Carolinas with her husband and five children, and still maintains an open adoption relationship with her birth daughter and the adoptive parents she chose when she was 16 years old. Learn more about Leah and adoption education at

Mother and her Newborn Baby, Parent holding newborns hands

The Adoption Option: Birth Mothers Need Your Support

We can’t simply encourage an expectant mother to “choose life” and then leave her alone to figure it out. We must follow up and follow through.