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Adoption



Adoption is a process that involves a guardian or guardians legally assuming parental responsibility for a child. Regardless of the method of adoption—open, closed, international, embryo, transracial, foster care, or adult—the process is usually long, expensive, and stressful. After the joy and exhilaration when the process is complete and legal, there’s a host of small and large adjustments to navigate that can last for years or an entire lifetime.

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The Adoption Process: Mom Minute with Mindy from Cutegirlshairstyles

Hey everyone! I have been through the adoption process not once.but twice! Each time it has been such a rewarding experience. I often receive questions about how the adoption process works. Although my process may have differed from someone else's, I'm going to try my best to walk you through it!

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Toddler Adoption: The Weaver’s Craft (Revised Edition)

“Toddler Adoption” looks at the unique joys and challenges of adopting and parenting a toddler. When a child aged is adopted between the ages of 12 to 36 months, they often show signs of cognitive and emotional immaturity, which can cause behavioral and relational issues.

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10 Things Adoptees Want You to Know

I was adopted as an infant, during a time when adoption was still shrouded in secrecy. My experience is not unique, but it is important. Here are ten of the ten thousand things adoptees want the world to know.

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Officially Adopting Our Son & What the Court Process Is Like | F Word S2Ep5

The F Word follows the heartwarming story of one queer couple fostering a child in Oakland, CA.

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Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today’s Parents

Attaching in Adoption is a comprehensive guide for prospective and actual adoptive parents on how to understand and care for their adopted child and promote healthy attachment. This classic text provides practical parenting strategies designed to enhance children’s happiness and emotional health.

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What to Know Before Adopting a Child

There are three main paths to adopting. The route you choose will be based on personal, legal and financial factors.

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Adoption: A Love that Knows No Borders | Michelle Madrid-Branch | TEDxLagunaBlancaSchool

As an adoptee, Michelle Madrid-Branch describes her journey to becoming a parent with two adopted children of her own.

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Honestly Adoption: Answers to 101 Questions About Adoption and Foster Care

Discover What Adoption and Foster Care Really Look Like If you are considering adoption or foster care or are already somewhere in this difficult and complicated process, you need trusted information from people who have been where you are.

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16 Ways to Prepare for Adopting a Baby

Use your time productively while you wait for your newest family member to come home. Here's how to prepare for baby.

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Exploring Embryo Adoption: Preparation for the Transfer

What does the preparation process leading up to a frozen embryo transfer involve? Let embryo adoption parents Will and Clare Berlin be your guides.

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