I chose our route because I didn't feel comfortable adopting outside our race. Six bittersweet years of motherhood have taught me to look beyond appearances.
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Why adopt a child with medical special needs? The answers will surprise you and touch your soul.
The information you need to know, and how to track it down.
We thought accepting a referral would be the easy part. It wasn’t.
If there’s a possibility that the baby you are planning to adopt was exposed to drugs in utero, what should you be prepared for?
When you bring your child for their first post-adoption check-up, what should the doctor be looking for?
I’m considering a special-needs adoption. What might a referral indicate?
Dana E. Johnson, M.D., Ph.D., on introducing new foods and addressing feeding challenges in a newly adopted child.
We've heard from our agency that we'll be receiving an adoption referral soon. What medical information will it contain, and how should we assess it?
I always knew I wanted to grow my family through adoption.
After months of waiting, you finally get "the call." But is your home really ready for a baby?
We are planning to adopt a newborn, but know nothing about babies. Help!
My insurance company is refusing to cover medical expenses for my new child. Help!
What is important when choosing an adoption pediatrician? Our adoption medicine expert has answers.
"The baby we're adopting may have been exposed to drugs in utero. What does this mean for our child?"
What do parents need to know about medical history when adopting a foster child?
My family and I are traveling to meet our new baby. What medical preparations should I make?