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Bonding with Your Baby After Adoption
Expert advice for parents on child care and bonding with their baby after adoption, as well as stories from adoptive parents who have been there.
Expert answers to all your common questions about sleeping, feeding, bonding, and more, with an eye to facilitating a strong attachment.
Our conception came via e-mail and our pregnancy required a passport, but we still witnessed the miracle of life as our daughter bloomed before our eyes.
How a close call gave my new son the courage to take a chance on love.
When my husband and I dreamed of raising bilingual children, we had no idea that one of their languages would be rock and roll.
I had gone to the end of the world to find my baby. So why didn't we bond, and why didn't I feel like a mother?
Before we adopted her, Grace had never called anyone Mom or Dad. But she understood the concept of family with a wisdom beyond her years.
The woman's question was the very one I had long ago asked strangers. And it was one I'd had to find the answer to on my own.
We’d had seven days notice for our first adoption. For our second, four. Now, two. It was as if we’d been training for this moment, and we were at peak performance.
As a newly minted adoptive mom reveling in my bond with my daughter, it just seemed natural to me when a mother goat on our farm took in a baby lamb.
Answers to your parenting questions.
We asked our readers, "When did you know in your heart that you were a mother or a father?" Here's what they had to say!
A daughter joins her family with a mysterious scar on her leg, adding another piece to the puzzle that is her young life.
A little boy. His new mom. What ultimately brought the two of them together? Music, sweet, sweet music.
Still jet-lagged from a 15-hour flight from Los Angeles to Hong Kong, then another to Shanghai and another to your province, I awoke at dawn knowing that this was the day that I would finally meet you—my baby girl.
Practical aspects of bottle feeding, tailored to your baby's needs.
Use the following guidelines to help you and your child's doctor make the best formula choice for your infant.
Now is the time to instill healthy eating habits, in meal choices and snack practices.
Our newly adopted child has problems sleeping. Some nights, she will resist being put to bed, and will wake up several times through the night. How can we help her get a good night's sleep?
Breastfeeding my baby has been one of the most challenging — and rewarding — things I've ever done.