“It’s the last resort.” Bethany and Ben need new parents. Sharon is leading the search Read more
Episode 1: The Search Begins
“It’s the last resort.” Bethany and Ben need new parents. Sharon is leading the search
Episode 2: Foster Care
With just their teddy bears and dummies, Bethany and Ben move into a foster home
Episode 3: Meeting the Children
"They had no idea of safety or danger." Meet the children at the centre of this story
Episode 4: The Grandparents
Heartbreak. Bethany and Ben's grandparents make a life changing decision.
Episode 5: The Father's Story
"I've cried myself to sleep". How a father is dealing with his children being adopted.
Episode 6: The Mother's Story
"They've got it wrong". The mother says her children should not have been taken away.
Episode 7: The Potential Adopters
"It's a bit strange." Potential adopters prepare rooms for children they have never met
Episode 8: Information Day
Are they the "right children for you"? Julie and Robert hear all about their lives
Episode 9: The Family Finds Out
"I didn't expect it so soon." The birth family is told adopters have now been found
Episode 10: Telling The Children
"Mummy bear and daddy bear don't know how to keep little bear safe"
Episode 11: The Adoption Panel
Is it a match? Usually held in private, 11 people scrutinise the proposed adoption
Episode 12: Saying Goodbye
"It feels as though you're losing part of your body." The birth family's final visit
Episode 13: A Father Reflects
"I'd give my life for them." Looking back at why the children were taken into care
Episode 14: Naming The Teddy Bears
"That's my new family?" Telling the children who their new parents are going to be
Episode 15: Meeting Mum and Dad
"Is that Daddy and Mummy?" Bethany and Ben meet their new parents for the first time.
Episode 16: Parenthood
"You want them to like you." It is a few weeks since Julie and Robert met the children
Episode 17: What Happened Next?
The final episode. Lives changed forever.
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