Tag Archives: Newborn

Frank was nourished through adoptive breastfeeding

“How I Was (Sort of) Able to Breastfeed”

“How I Was (Sort of) Able to Breastfeed”

If breastfeeding had been easy in the past, adoptive breastfeeding couldn't be so different, or less rewarding, could it? More or less.

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A bedtime routine leads to good sleep

Establishing a Healthy Sleep Routine

Help your child sleep through the night while promoting her attachment to you.

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How to develop a healthy feeding relationship.

Winning Your Child’s Trust Around the Dinner Table

In an excerpt from her guide to enjoying family meals, our childhood feeding specialist explains how to show your foster or adopted children love through food.

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Cover of The Eye of Adoption

[Book Review] The Eye of Adoption

"I believe every woman currently waiting to adopt, or who knows someone who's waiting, should read this book."

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Playing with your child is a key component of our guide to bonding

An Age-by-Age Guide to Bonding

No matter how old your child is when she comes home, learn how to boost her attachment and connect her to her new family.

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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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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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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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A birth parent perspective on open adoption

“Promises the Adoptive Parents Kept”

The time I spent alone with my newborn daughter meant a lot. But the fact that she has grown up knowing me has meant the world.

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