Alexa is an 18-year-old from Holland, Michigan who became pregnant unexpectedly.
She's a self-described tomboy who had sex with a friend on the night of her high school graduation.
Alexa has chosen an open adoption with parents Brian and Courtney.
Alexa's family life has not been easy, so she wants to give her child a better one.
Alexa's mother is supportive, but worries that the adoption may not be as open as Alexa expects.
Brittany, from Detroit, is already a mother of 2 when she becomes pregnant with another child.
Her boyfriend Mike is the father of her daughter Aubrey and the child she's carrying.
Mike has been M.I.A. for two weeks after Brittany told him she was considering adoption.
Alexa is concerned when her adoption counselor explains that open adoptions are not legally binding.
Alexa's father says he wouldn't be able to support her child if she chose to keep it.
Mike finally turns up and says he'll leave Brittany if she places the baby.
Brittany is extremely frustrated because he's not a good father as it is.
Alexa is reassured by Brian and Courtney that the adoption will be very open.
Still, she gets emotional when she sees the baby's nursery.
Brittany meets with her adoption counselor and plans to keep Mike off the child's birth certificate.
Brittany's mother Diana thinks Brittany needs to leave Mike once and for all.
Brittany gives birth to a baby boy.
Alexa gives birth to a baby girl named Enslie.
Brittany decides to keep the baby and name him Mike Jr.
Alexa didn't realize how difficult the decision would be.
Still, she signs over her rights as parent to Brian and Courtney.
Three months later, Mike and Brittany are doing better and they are happy with their decision to keep Mike Jr.
Alexa visits Ensie, Brian and Courtney frequently.
She's happy with her decision and plans to attend college in the fall.