Tag Archives: Infants

Baby adoption vs. older child adoption.

Choosing Which Age Group to Adopt

For lots of adoptive parents, the hardest part of the process is the “choice" — particularly what age they should adopt.

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Bond with your baby like this happy mother and child

Connecting Through Everyday Baby Care

Dressing, feeding, burping, tickling, tucking into bed — the nuts and bolts of baby care bring the moments that can draw you together.

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An adoptive mother preparing pet for a new baby

One Big, Happy Family

Your beloved pet may be in for a shock when your baby arrives. How can you help him accept your new addition?

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An adoptee escort and a baby from Korea

“Homeward Bound”

Retracing a journey I had made 23 years earlier inspired unforeseen emotions about my past, and about one child's future.

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A child this young could probably deal with a name change

The Name Game

Although a baby as young as seven months reacts when called by name, a name change isn't a significant issue until age two.

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sleep routine

Establishing a Sleep Routine

All parents long for a peaceful bedtime routine: Read your child a story, kiss her goodnight, and don't see her again until morning. If you understand how children learn to sleep all night, you can help your child manage her sleep and security needs, as you promote her attachment to you.

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A mother suffering from post-adoption depression

Baby Shock: Dealing with Post-Adoption Depression

Your beloved child is home! You should be joyful, happy, ecstatic. But instead you're tired, frustrated, and overwhelmed. What's happening?

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Testing a baby for vision and hearing problems

Healthy Eyes and Ears

Your newly adopted infant has a lot of information to take in. Proper screening will ensure that he's tuned in.

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