What is important when choosing an adoption pediatrician? Our adoption medicine expert has answers.
When you bring your child for their first post-adoption check-up, what should the doctor be looking for?
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I’m considering a special-needs adoption. What might a referral indicate?
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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?
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"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?
It makes sense to have your child's vision and hearing screened as soon as you come home.
My family and I are traveling to meet our new baby. What medical preparations should I make?
We were told that our daughter was six when she was adopted, but she seems much younger. Is there a medical test to determine her age accurately?
Choose wisely — your internationally or domestically adopted child's pediatrician will play an important role throughout his growing years.
An adoption-sensitive pediatrician or family medicine physician brings special expertise in caring for your baby’s medical and developmental needs.