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Spotlight on AF

Ask the Adoption Doctor
Get the lowdown on all things medical, before and after you adopt. Our extensive collection of articles and checklists covers health preparations for travel, feeding and nutrition, developmental problems, and more!

Back to School!
Backpack? Pencils? Notebook? Check, check, check. But what about smart solutions to questions about adoption or tricky assignments? Get advice, read up on learning disabilities, and find lists of books to donate to the school library.

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  • Nominate your employer
    Adoption-friendly benefits are vital for our families, and finally, workplaces are getting the message. What perks do you get on the job?

  • Share your adoption stats
    Last chance to share the real story of the cost and time of your adoption. Take our quick poll, and see last year's results. (Deadline: October 15, 2007)

  • Weigh in on AF's website
    We're revamping, and we'd love your feedback on features we're considering. Tell us what you'd like to see when we relaunch.
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    AF Bookstore
    Whether you're looking for a how-to guide, a memoir, or a great book for your multiracial kids, you'll find it at the Adoptive Families bookstore.

    Parent-to-Parent FAQ
    Share your adoption experiences and advice with other moms and dads.

    Parent Support
    Find a local adoptive-parents support group.

    Calendar of Events
    Adoption-related celebrations, conferences, seminars, playgroups, and support groups in your neck of the woods.

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