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Beyond "Happy"

You are finally home with your newly adopted child, and you're thrilled—but why can't you stop thinking about that failed birth mother match? Parents discuss the emotions that can complicate new-parent joy.
Read about full-blown post-adoption depression | Post a comment

A Meeting of the Open Minds

Two adoptive moms and a birth mother hold a round table discussion about open adoption, touching on the match, contact agreements, birth siblings, the philosophy that drives openness, and more.
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If at First You Don't Succeed

"My parents always told me that I could accomplish whatever I put my mind to as long as I worked hard enough. So when my husband and I were ready to have kids, it never occurred to us that we couldn't make it happen."
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