Choosing Your Pediatrician

Your child's pediatrician will be an important figure in their life. An adoption medicine specialist offers advice on how to choose wisely.

A pediatrician is an important figure in your child's life
Choosing a pediatrician is an important decision for any family, and one with a slightly different slant for an adopting family. There are several steps you can take to make your choice a good one. Tap Into Your Resources Begin by asking your friends, neighbors, and adoption support network about pediatricians they have experience with. After you have narrowed your search, check with the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American Academy of Pediatrics to find out if these ...

Choose wisely — your internationally or domestically adopted child’s pediatrician will play an important role throughout his growing years.


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