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Pre-Adopt Must-Reads
August 3, 2017
Adopting from Foster Care
Adopting a Baby: The Truth About Domestic Infant Adoption
#8220;Writing, Then Re-Writing, Our #8216;Dear Expectant Mother #8217; Letter #8221;
The Top Ten Myths (and Facts) About Adoption
Building Your Family 鈥 The Infertility and Adoption Guide
International Adoption #8211; Country Overviews and Agency Listings
Surviving the Home Study
Hiring Your Adoption Professional
Surviving a Winding Road to Adoption
Adoptive Families
Home
Adopting
Domestic
Adoption Laws by State
Foster
International
International Adoption Countries
Adoption Decisions
Cost #038; Timing
The Adoption Guide
Directory of Infertility #038; Adoption Providers
ART Options
The ICPC: An Updated Overview - May 10, 2017 Share Your Story: Domestic Adoption and Attachment - March 28, 2017 News Brief: Domestic Adoptions Rise Slightly, Despite Overall Decrease in Adoption - February 23, 2017 Adopting a Baby: The Truth About Domestic Infant Adoption - June 18, 2016 Domestic Adoption Travel 101 - June 16, 2016View allView all Music, Food, and Love! - March 25, 2017 News Brief: Domestic Adoptions Rise Slightly, Despite Overall Decrease in Adoption - February 23, 2017 News Brief: More Children in Foster Care Than One Year Ago - January 23, 2017 #8220;Front Porch Children #8221; - November 16, 2016 #8220;Someone to Count On #8221; - August 23, 2016View all News Brief: China Announces Changes to Its International Adoption Requirements - July 20, 2017 News Brief: Ethiopia Adoption Suspension Still in Effect - June 12, 2017 News Brief: Further Decline in International Adoption Numbers, and Ongoing Challenges - May 4, 2017 News Brief: Ethiopia Suspends Adoptions - May 4, 2017 News Brief: Call to Submit All Outstanding Post-Adoption Reports - April 27, 2017View allView all #8220;Opting Out of IVF #8221; - July 25, 2017 #8220;I #8217;m an Adoptee and Adoptive Parent #8221; - July 6, 2017 Parent-to-Parent: My Best Advice to Myself - June 12, 2017 #8220;The Perfect Season of the Heart #8221; - May 18, 2017 #8220;How I Met My Daughters #8221; - May 9, 2017View all Adoption Cost and Timing Report - February 21, 2017 Webinar Replay: The Adoption Tax Credit - February 9, 2017 News Brief: IRS Increases 2017 Adoption Tax Credit - November 14, 2016 Can We Afford This? Adoption Costs vs. Surrogacy Costs - August 3, 2016 Ask AF: Adoption Assistance Program - June 27, 2016View allView allView all News Brief: WHO Set to Broaden Definition of #8220;Infertile #8221; to Include Singles and Same-Sex Couples - November 14, 2016 From Infertility to Adoption - August 11, 2016 18 Key Questions to Ask a Surrogacy Program - August 3, 2016 12 Key Questions to Ask a Prospective Egg Donor Attorney - August 3, 2016 Surrogacy Cost and Health Insurance - August 3, 2016View all
The Process
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The Home Study
Referrals #038; Matches
Surviving the Wait
Preparing for Parenthood
Adoption Medicine
Share Your Story: Who Helped With Your Adoption? - April 1, 2017 Ask AF: Why Just One Adoption Attorney Won #8217;t Do - July 8, 2016 Ask AF: Adoption Fraud - February 29, 2016 What Happens if my Agency or Attorney Screws Up? - December 21, 2015 Questions to Ask Your Potential Adoption Attorney - December 18, 2015View all Parent-to-Parent: Preparing for the Adoption Home Study Visit - November 16, 2016 Baby Safety Tips - July 27, 2016 Ask AF: Revealing Health Problems During a Home Study - July 23, 2016 Ask AF: Disclosing Criminal History in a Home Study - July 22, 2016 Ask AF: What is a Home Study? - July 21, 2016View all Your First Meeting with an Expectant Mother - June 23, 2017 5 Tips for Writing to Expectant Mothers - June 20, 2017 #8220;How I Met My Daughters #8221; - May 9, 2017 #8220;Letting Go After Months of Struggling to Parent #8221; - May 9, 2017 Share Your Story: Was It Fate? - March 30, 2017View all #8220;When the Heart Won #8217;t Wait #8221; - July 5, 2017 #8220;The Fine Print #8221; - July 4, 2017 #8220;Which Baby Gift Registry is Best? #8221; - June 22, 2017 Parent-to-Parent: My Best Advice to Myself - June 12, 2017 Mother Knows Best? - June 8, 2017View all #8220;Should We Keep or Change Our Child #8217;s Name? #8221; - May 20, 2017 #8220;The Perfect Season of the Heart #8221; - May 18, 2017 One Partner Wants to Nest, the Other Wants to Wait - March 28, 2017 Adopt Again? - February 28, 2017 Ask AF: Readjusting to Younger Kids as an Older Mom - February 21, 2017View all Ask AF: What Adoptive Parents Need to Know About Hepatitis B - September 28, 2016 List of Recommended Post-Arrival Medical Evaluations - September 17, 2016 Questioning Medical Myths About Adoption - August 3, 2016 Ask the Doctor: Pre-Adoption Medical Assessment - July 25, 2016 Ask AF: Building a Good Relationship with Your Pediatrician - July 7, 2016View all
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#8220;Are Adoptive Moms Allowed to Have a Bad Day? #8221; - July 25, 2017 #8220;Loving My Daughter, A Country Apart #8221; - June 11, 2017 #8220;Should We Keep or Change Our Child #8217;s Name? #8221; - May 20, 2017 Getting in Shape for Your New Arrival - May 15, 2017 How Do You Care For Your Child #8217;s Hair? - April 14, 2017View all #8220;Are Adoptive Moms Allowed to Have a Bad Day? #8221; - July 25, 2017 #8220;Awake at Last #8221; - March 28, 2017 Ask AF: How to Encourage a New-Sibling Bond? - February 21, 2017 鈥淲here We All Belong鈥 - January 24, 2017 Parent-to-Parent: My Favorite Adoption Memory - January 23, 2017View all #8220;Which Baby Gift Registry is Best? #8221; - June 22, 2017 Capturing Our Favorite Family Photographs - February 17, 2017 Parent-to-Parent: My Favorite Adoption Memory - January 23, 2017 Parent-to-Parent: Gifts for New Parents Through Adoption - December 13, 2016 Teaching Kids to Say Thanks - November 22, 2016View all 鈥淟etting the 13-Year-Old Drive鈥 - June 13, 2017 #8220;Anniversary #8221; - February 21, 2017 Ask AF: How to Encourage a New-Sibling Bond? - February 21, 2017 鈥淲here We All Belong鈥 - January 24, 2017 Finding Belonging in Pictures - December 7, 2016View all
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Talking to Others
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Connect with Your Teen at Family Movie Night - August 1, 2017 Does Your Teen Fear Going to College? - July 31, 2017 #8220;What Do I Tell My Teen About His Birth Father? #8221; - July 28, 2017 Talking to Teens Who Don #8217;t Want to Talk to You - July 26, 2017 Searching for Answers #8230;with Google? - July 21, 2017View all Parent-to-Parent: Explaining Attention and Questions from Strangers - July 18, 2017 Ask AF: My Husband Wants to Keep Adoption 鈥淪ecret鈥 - July 17, 2017 鈥淎 Balanced View of Adoption鈥 - June 13, 2017 #8220;Should We Tell Our Son #8217;s Teacher That He Was Adopted? #8221; - June 5, 2017 How to Start a Parent Support Group - May 9, 2017View all #8220;I #8217;m an Adoptee and Adoptive Parent #8221; - July 6, 2017 Three Stories: Unexpected Birth Family Reunions - May 21, 2017 When My Parents Divorced - April 17, 2017 Searching for Family Resemblance - January 29, 2017 Bringing Birth Siblings Into Our Children鈥檚 Stories鈥攁nd Lives - January 25, 2017View all Creating a History for Your Teen During Infancy - December 29, 2016 Child-Created Lifebooks - June 20, 2016 Adoption Scrapbooks Made Easy - June 17, 2016 A Tale to Treasure - June 12, 2016 Adoption Scrapbooks: A Link to the Past - June 1, 2016View all Ask AF: Sharing Painful Birth Parent News with My Child - July 17, 2017 Adoption at the Movies - June 14, 2017 8 Ways to Help Your Kids Deal with Violence - May 10, 2017 Dealing with Loss of a Grandparent - March 18, 2017 Ask AF: Explaining Very Difficult Details - August 31, 2016View all
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Openness
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Connections to the Past
Birth Parent Voices
Search #038; Reunion
Letting Teens Take the Reins - 3 hours ago Ask AF: Our First Visit with Our Child #8217;s Birth Parents - June 13, 2017 #8220;How I Met My Daughters #8221; - May 9, 2017 #8220;Letting Go After Months of Struggling to Parent #8221; - May 9, 2017 Parent-to-Parent: Post-Adoption Contact Agreements - May 5, 2017View all Searching for Answers #8230;with Google? - July 21, 2017 #8220;Should We Keep or Change Our Child #8217;s Name? #8221; - May 20, 2017 Supporting Your Teen #8217;s Developing Identity - March 7, 2017 Bringing Birth Siblings Into Our Children鈥檚 Stories鈥攁nd Lives - January 25, 2017 Ask AF: Should We Adopt Our Child #8217;s Birth Siblings? - January 23, 2017View all #8220;Letting Go After Months of Struggling to Parent #8221; - May 9, 2017 Bringing Birth Siblings Into Our Children鈥檚 Stories鈥攁nd Lives - January 25, 2017 The Birth Parent Perspective: Stats and Chart - October 19, 2016 鈥淔inding My Place in the Family鈥 - October 17, 2016 #8220;A Birthday Gift for Grace #8221; - October 7, 2016View all #8220;Did You Want to Keep Me? #8221; - June 7, 2017 News Brief: New Jersey Unseals Adoption Records - January 23, 2017 [Movie Review] Lion - December 23, 2016 #8220;For the Love of My Child #8221; - October 17, 2016 New Brief: Chinese Birth Parent Search Manual to Be Released - September 15, 2016View all
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Family Dynamics
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Holidays #038; Celebrations
Modern Families
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#8220;Are Adoptive Moms Allowed to Have a Bad Day? #8221;
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Babies are demanding little creatures whose needs for food and dry diapers and cuddling and comforting rarely occur only during the day. Here #8217;s how adoptive parents can get ready.
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#8220;Why Was I Adopted #8221;
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Many children in foster care have delays in conscience development. A few have no conscience. It is important that parents understand conscience development and identify ways to facilitate growth in this area.
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#8220;Opting Out of IVF #8221;
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#8220;Which Baby Gift Registry is Best? #8221;
鈥淟etting the 13-Year-Old Drive鈥
#8220;Loving My Daughter, A Country Apart #8221;
#8220;Are Adoptive Moms Allowed to Have a Bad Day? #8221;
After finally realizing my dream of becoming a mother, I found what most new parents find鈥攁long with the bliss come days filled with crying, spit-up, and leaking diapers. But when I dared to vent, I was chided: 鈥淵ou wanted to adopt鈥ou asked for this!鈥
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#8220;Loving My Daughter, A Country Apart #8221;
#8220;Should We Keep or Change Our Child #8217;s Name? #8221;
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#8220;Which Baby Gift Registry is Best? #8221;
Readers share their registry experiences鈥攁nd tell us which companies have adoption-friendly options.
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After finally realizing my dream of becoming a mother, I found what most new parents find鈥攁long with the bliss come days filled with crying, spit-up, and leaking diapers. But when I dared to vent, I was chided: 鈥淵ou wanted to adopt鈥ou asked for this!鈥
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#8220;Awake at Last #8221;
Ask AF: How to Encourage a New-Sibling Bond?
鈥淲here We All Belong鈥
鈥淟etting the 13-Year-Old Drive鈥
How do you empower a child entering his teen years in a state of defeat, powerlessness, and utter self-disregard? You give him a key and tell him to take off!
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News Brief: Domestic Adoptions Rise Slightly, Despite Overall Decrease in Adoption
Adoption: By the Numbers, the latest report from the National Council For Adoption, shows a slight increase in U.S. infant adoptions from 2007 to 2014.
News Brief: More Children in Foster Care Than One Year Ago
A new report shows that there were more children in U.S. foster care at the end of 2015 than 2014. This is the third year this number has risen.
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The ICPC: An Updated Overview
When you adopt a child from a different state, you鈥檒l need approval under the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children before traveling home. Here鈥檚 what you need to know about this process.
Share Your Story: Domestic Adoption and Attachment
We asked our readers: Before your adoption, were you concerned about bonding with your baby? After your newborn came home, what parenting techniques did you practice that enhanced attachment?
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News Brief: Domestic Adoptions Rise Slightly, Despite Overall Decrease in Adoption
Adoption: By the Numbers, the latest report from the National Council For Adoption, shows a slight increase in U.S. infant adoptions from 2007 to 2014.
International
News Brief: China Announces Changes to Its International Adoption Requirements
In July 2017, China announced updated requirements regarding the composition of the prospective adoptive family and the timing of applications.
News Brief: Ethiopia Adoption Suspension Still in Effect
Learn the latest on the Ethiopia suspension of intercountry adoptions.
News Brief: Further Decline in International Adoption Numbers, and Ongoing Challenges
In its 2016 annual report, the U.S. Department of State released the latest international adoption statistics, which have declined for the twelfth straight year, and outlined other countries #8217; most widely held concerns.
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My daughters and I have something important in common. We share the experience of joining a family through adoption.
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Parent-to-Parent: Explaining Attention and Questions from Strangers
When you and your child don't look alike, the world wants to know why. Parents who adopted transracially share how they explain strangers' questions and comments to their children.
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#8220;I just discovered that my daughter #8217;s birth mother died. My daughter is a preteen and rarely asks about her birth parents. Should I tell her this now, or wait? And, if so, how do I bring it up? #8221;
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#8220;My Child is Being Teased at School #8221;
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Defusing Your Teen #8217;s Explosive Moods
It can be easier for adopted teens to express anger than the emotions that are often behind it: vulnerability, weakness, or uncertainty. Help your adolescent deal with these complex feelings in more effective ways.
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