All the past columns by AF’s adoption medicine specialist,
Deborah Boprchers, M.D., in one easy-to-find location. Plus, the
Adoption Medicine Travel Guide
(PDF), with information on evaluating a referral, preparing medically
for your adoption trip, post-adoption checkups, and more…a
great handout for your family doctor.
Adoption Support Groups Made
Find an online or traditional adoptive parent support group that’s
right for you, along with tips for starting a group and keeping
Web exclusive: "Support By
the Book" with the book club’s complete reading list.
Share Your Story
Did you do anything special to prepare for your homestudy?
Share your stories of preparing for the social worker's visit with
AF’s Annual Roundup
of Heritage Camps and Culture Days
AF Bookstore: Whether you’re
looking for a how-to guide, a memoir, or a great book for your multiracial
kids, you’ll find it at the Adoptive Families bookstore.
Share your adoption experiences and advice with other moms and dads.
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Thereís a lot of positive—and negative—focus on adoption in the media and business worlds. Offer your kudos to those who get it and educate those who donít.
Adoption Professional Central:
Want to list an event or let others know about your support group?
Hereís the place to do it. Sign up now.
Media Page: Read our reviews before you go to the movies, and post your own opinions and reviews, too.
Parent Support: Find a local adoptive-parents support group.
Agency and Program Listings: A database of more than 500 programs throughout the U.S., with detailed information on adoption requirements, costs, and timing.
Calendar of Events:
Adoption-related celebrations, conferences, seminars, playgroups,
and support groups in your neck of the woods.
Ask AF: Need
help with an adoption-related question or issue? Ask an expert here.