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One mother's story of post-adoption depression.

“Do I Love Him Yet?”

“Do I Love Him Yet?”

Before adopting an older child, I had never heard of post adoption depression. That's why it never crossed my mind when I had trouble attaching to my son.

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Screening adoptive parents for depression may help new parents cope

News Brief: Expert Recommends Screening Adoptive Parents for Depression

Pregnant women should be screened for depression, experts say. Should adoptive parents be included in this recommendation?

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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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Post adoption depression can hit unexpectedly

After the Bliss

For many adoptive moms, post-baby depression is a real and painful ordeal. Shelley Page reports why it happens and how to feel better.

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