From newborns to teens to sibling groups, adoptive parents share the thought process behind their age preferences when adopting.
Many of us wonder if the Internet is the adoption wave of the future. Here's one family's story.
You may want to postpone elective surgery until your child has been home for four to six months.
It's a good idea to ask your pediatrician to make a note of your child's Mongolian spots.
Make sure your infant or toddler is getting the care he needs.
I asked my family not to come to the hospital when she was born, then mourned their absence. Enter her birth relatives.
Whether you're adopting a newborn or a toddler, learn how to enhance attachment at each developmental stage.
Tips for — and from — domestic adoptive parents on preparing for the emotional journey to meet your child.
We knew it was possible for the girl we were fostering to be reunited with her birth mother. But that didn't make it hurt any less.
A birth mother shares her feelings and thoughts about making an adoption plan for her child.
An adoption attorney explains the legal steps surrounding your child’s birth when you adopt domestically.
AF looks at a hands-on parenting style that's natural for our families.
What’s the best way to facilitate attachment with our newly adopted baby?
How to recognize and cope with post-adoption depression.
Our open adoption expert explains how prospective adoptive parents can best navigate the emotional time spent at the hospital with the birth mother before bringing their new child home.
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.
I used to wonder whether my love for my son would be more intense if I'd given birth to him. Having a biological child validated the depth of my feelings the first time around.
Bonding with your baby is a process, so go with the flow.
If breastfeeding had been easy in the past, adoptive breastfeeding couldn't be so different, or less rewarding, could it? More or less.