The Facts of Life

Explaining pregnancy and birth to your adopted child can be a tad complicated sometimes. AF's experts guide you through the tough questions.

Pregnancy and birth talks don't need to be about the stork!
My daughter’s curiosity about pregnancy reached a fever pitch when she was five years old. With no regard for place or time, she hit me with question after question: How do babies come out? How does a woman get a baby in her tummy? I gave her a little information. She begged for more: What does the egg look like? I felt embarrassed that an obsession (truth be told) with baby-making had hit CeCe before her friends were showing any ...

Kids’ questions about sex are a tad more complicated when adoption is involved. Here, our experts give you the answers you need.


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