Author Archives: Jerri Ann Jenista M.D.

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Ask AF: Health History

Ask AF: Health History

What should I ask my birth father about my birth family's medical history?

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Learn about your adopted child development and medical history

Why You Need Your Child’s Medical History

A little information about your child's medical history goes a long way for finding and preventing risks.

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Cover of Adoption and Prenatal Alcohol and Drug Exposure

[Book Review] Adoption and Prenatal Alcohol and Drug Exposure

If I adopt a baby whose mother may have been using drugs or alcohol during the pregnancy, what issues might I expect for my child? Are there any differences if the infant has been exposed to alcohol versus drugs or both?

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