The Process


The adoption process for hopeful adoptive parents who are waiting to adopt a child through domestic or international adoption.

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Baby Safety Tips

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Talking to Expectant Mothers Before a Match

We just completed our profile for potential birth mothers, and our agency told us to start expecting calls. How do we handle those first conversations?

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One parent supplements her child's diet after adopting a malnourished child.

Nourishing Beyond Growth Charts

How to assess a newly adopted child's nutritional status and get a malnourished child's growth on track.

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Adoption expert Lois Melina on talking with adopted children about unknown birth family information

How to Prepare for Parenthood

After years of disappointment, adopting couples have a hard time believing that parenthood is just around the corner. But now is the time to get ready.

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