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Bonding With Your Baby

How adopting parents can enhance attachment at each developmental stage from the first, precious moments of infancy through the walking, talking days of toddlerhood.
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Open Adoption from the Other Side

How do birth mothers feel about being called "birth mom"? The frequency and format of contact? Their voice in the relationship? Read the answers from five birth mothers.
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Are Adoptees Selfish For Wanting To Search for Birth Parents?

"My desire to search and learn more about my roots does not invalidate my desire to be a part of my [adoptive] family."
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Talking With Children About Adoption

Talking early, and often, are good general guidelines. Here are more specifics on how parents can get the conversation going.
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