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An Interview With a Single Adoptive Mother Hoping to Lift the Ban on US Adoptions from Russia

This keeps me awake at night, as silent tears fall. That this beautiful, wonderful, loving, colorful soul may have never found a home.

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Drug & Alcohol Exposure / Article 

Do I Have Fetal Alcohol Syndrome?

My birth mother's drinking problem has impacted my life in ways I never realized.

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Considering Your Options  

the selfish choice?

I never wanted to be a mother. I didn't dream about it. I never wished for it. And short of avoiding ... more
 
by Akinna / 16 days ago
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Parent Profiles / New York  

Meg & Scott

We would like to start by thanking you for your brave and courageous decision to consider adoption. This... more

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Drug & Alcohol Exposure / Article 

Attachment and Neurofeedback

A troubled three-year-old child in foster care is helped by loving foster parents and neurofeedback.

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Drug & Alcohol Exposure / Article 

When You’re Not Part of Your Child’s Story

A mother shares the story of dealing with her son's self-distructive behavior.

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Drug & Alcohol Exposure / Article 

Sibling Adoption and One Adoption Failing after Finalization

What do you do when an adoption doesn't work out?

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Unplanned Pregnancy Support  

New here

My high school sweetheart and I gave a baby away. I had three more kids later on. I am ashamed at what ... more
 
by thomas.starbard / 3 months ago
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Parent Profiles / New York  

Dan & Alida

This is by far the most important letter we will ever write. As excited as we are, we can't help but ... more

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Drug & Alcohol Exposure / Article 

Special Needs Adoption

The meaning of "special needs" and who may adopt children with special needs.

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Drug & Alcohol Exposure / Article 

Medical Issues in Internationally Adopted Children

International adoption sometimes involves some medical issues that you may not be aware of. Read up about what you can expect and what you can do about it.

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Drug & Alcohol Exposure / Article 

Practicing Caution in Adoption

An adoptive mother shares her experience in the hopes that others can avoid what her and her husband went through.

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Unplanned Pregnancy Support  

Am I Pregnant?

Can you please help me? I have been having these symptoms: Bloated, uterine pain (stretching feeling), ... more
 
by mumzone / 3 months ago
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Parent Profiles / Virginia  

Manny & Sylvia

We could write for ages and probably never hit upon all the things you want to know to help you make a ... more

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Considering Your Options  

Question for Parents Considering Adoption For Baby

Would you ever choose a family with four children to adopt your baby? I have three biological children... more
 
by GenericFosterParent / 4 months ago
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Parent Profiles / Dist. of Columbia  

Keith & Montserrat

Dear birth mother. We are a loving couple, Montserrat and Keith, living in DC. We would like to begin ... more

 
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