Your newly adopted seven-month-old's records indicate that he's sleeping through the night -- but you've found that he wakes up, screaming, every three hours. The 20-month-old you just welcomed home doesn't seem interested in play -- she wants to be held every moment she's awake. What's going on? >>>
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- Finding a PhysicianAn adoption-sensitive pediatrician or family medicine physician brings special expertise in caring for your baby’s medical and developmental needs.
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