Thai is a 29-year-old mom from Lincolnton, North Carolina.
She shares custody of her 3-year-old son DJ with her ex, and she is pregnant by her current boyfriend Adam.
Adam wants to place the baby, as he has "wanderlust" and isn't ready for a kid.
Thai was adopted, so it puts her more at ease placing the baby.
She has already met and befriended adoptive parents Josh and Kelly.
Maria is 21-year-old dancer from Jacksonville Florida who is pregnant with a baby girl.
The father of her child has stopped contacting her once he learned of the pregnancy.
Maria has one son already, but she no longer has custody of him after being forced into prostitution by an abusive ex.
Keeping another child would only put more stress on Maria in trying to gain custody back.
Maria's family, however, is against placing the baby.
Thai's friend Beau worries that Thai is trying to please Adam by keeping the baby.
Thai agrees that she wants to keep the baby and wants to have a serious discussion with Adam.
Maria's friend Taylor also thinks she should keep the baby.
Maria's grandmother finds out she is considering adoption and says she will never forgive Maria if she does.
Adam won't budge and says he will resent the child if Thai decides to keep it.
Thai is upset that she feels forced into giving her baby away.
The only support Maria has is her adoption counselor, Glenda.
Glenda has set Maria up with adoptive parents Marie and Michael.
Meanwhile, Thai meets up with Josh and Kelly and discusses her second thoughts on placing the baby.
Josh and Kelly will be disappointed if Thai keeps her daughter, but they will understand.
Meanwhile, Maria hasn't returned any of Glenda's phone calls in a week.
Maria gives birth to Jeremi'a and doesn't allow filming in the hospital.
Thai gives birth to a baby girl named Ansley.
Thai hopes that when Adam sees the baby he will change his mind.
Maria decides to keep her daughter and still try to get her son Julius back.
Though she is sad to hurt Glenda, Maria is happy with her decision.
Thai eventually signs her rights over to Josh and Kelly.
Maria is at peace with her decision and her grandmother is happier than ever.
Luckily, Marie and Michael found another baby that was placed for adoption.
Thai gets frequent updates on Ansley and is happy with her decision.