When it comes to reading skills, parents are their children's first—and best—teachers. Here's how to give your child a head start on mastering the written word.
Health & Development in Adopted Children
Tracking your child’s milestones after adoption, knowing what to expect at different developmental stages, and tending to your child’s health and well-being as he or she grows.
At night, each of this mother's three children wanted to be with mom.
When a child has learning problems, often the first step is an Individualized Educational Program (IEP). Here's what you need to know.
"My daughter has greater difficulties with transitions than her friends who were born into their families. If we know a transition is coming, we prepare."
Doctors at a gender management clinic have found that 8.2 percent of the 184 transgender youth they’ve seen between 2007 and 2015 were adopted. The overall rate in their state is 2.3 percent.
Make sure your infant or toddler is getting the care he needs.
Everything you need to know about bonding with and nourishing your child during feeding times, from an adoption medicine expert.
What kind of referral information will I receive about a child available for adoption, and how do I assess it?
How can I work with my child’s health care provider to make sure my child gets the best possible care?
Our child’s referral says he has asthma. How will this affect him? What can we do to optimize his care?
“My daughter arrived with bruises on her buttocks, and they havent faded. Should I be concerned?”
How to assess a newly adopted child's nutritional status and get a malnourished child's growth on track.
We’re adopting a second child, and we worry that our daughter’s insecurity will lead her to compete with a new sibling. Any advice?
My 3-year-old appears to have a higher level of separation anxiety than most children her age.
What you need to know to assess your child's speech and language skills, and how to get help if you suspect trouble.
Early assessment can make all the difference when a child has learning or language developmental delays.
I am angry at the price my son has to pay for his birth mother's decision to drink while pregnant — but I can't be angry at her.
A dermatologist advises on caring for the skin and hair of a transracially adopted child.
A little information about your child's medical history goes a long way for finding and preventing risks.
When we adopted our youngest daughter nine years ago, we were told that she was 18 months old. However, we have just learned that she is anywhere from two to three years older than we were told.