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So! Yesterday we were informed that we’ve been matched to a 6 mo baby girl. What do I do now to prepare for her eventual arrival? Super excited!!!!

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Congratulations!

Posted by toinfinityandbiond on Oct 13, 2017 at 1:44pm

congrats!!  we adopted a 6 mo five years ago.  have you talked to the foster parents?  I would try to get as much info on her needs, schedule, etc.  We also did transition visits.

Posted by mamallama on Oct 13, 2017 at 2:20pm

Woo Hoo! Congrats! Take a breath and give it to God, it’s all gonna fall in place and be ok.

Posted by AzureNC on Oct 13, 2017 at 4:38pm

@mamallama transition visits sound great. Thanks
@AzureNC You’re absolutely right (easier said than done, but you’re still right)🙂
@toinfinityandbiond Thanks so much!!

Posted by CoraDee on Oct 14, 2017 at 2:38am

keep as much as you can the same (use same detergent, same kind of bottle/nipple. See if there is a song or anything foster mom sings. Record the foster mom singing it or cooing. Babies use all their senses (like smell of detergent, feel of the nipple, listening to voices. It will help with the transition. Also get pictures of the foster family

Posted by Regina on Oct 14, 2017 at 3:50am

Good thinking Regina Will do

Posted by CoraDee on Oct 27, 2017 at 2:19pm

She’s heeerrreeee!!!!! 👶🏾😊

Posted by CoraDee on Nov 21, 2017 at 4:04pm

Congratulations! So happy for all of you. How is everything going? Best wishes, keep us posted.

Posted by eliz23 on Nov 21, 2017 at 4:55pm

omg.  yay!  my youngest came home 5 years ago on 11 24.  enjoy every moment!

Posted by mamallama on Nov 21, 2017 at 7:04pm

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