adoption Articles
Creating an Effective Adoptive Parent Profile
Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 by ddavanport
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How do you create an adoptive parent profile that will be chosen by expectant parents who are considering placing their child for adoption Adopting a baby in the US requires adoptive parents to prepare a profile book to be shown to prospective birth moms. Host Dawn Davenport, Exe... Read more
Infertility Treatment for Military Personnel and Their Partners
Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 by ddavanport
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We owe a debt of gratitude to those serving in the military. Unfortunately our gratitude is often all they will get when it comes to infertility treatment. Thank goodness that things are slowly beginning to change in this regard. The military is a hard place to be infertile. Ofte... Read more
VEGAS BABY is Coming to PBS and Netflix!
Monday, June 26th, 2017 by ddavanport
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The Tribeca Film Festival hit, VEGAS BABY, will premiere on national television this Tuesday, June 27th at 8pm on the PBS series America ReFramed. It will also be released worldwide on Netflix on July 4th and will be available on iTunes and Amazon after the PBS debut. From Americ... Read more
Adoption in the US: How Many? How Much? How Long Do They Take?
Monday, June 26th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Im always amazed that it is so hard to answer the basic questions about adoption how many adoptions take place each year in the US, how much does it cost to adopt, and how long does it take to adopt a baby or child The first step in answering these questions about adoption is to ... Read more
Young Adult Transracial Adoptees Talk about Adoption
Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 by ddavanport
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What is it like to be black and raised by white parents What is the experience of transracial adoption from the perspective of the adoptee Host Dawn Davenport interviewed four black adoptees in their 20s who were raised by white parents about their experience with transracial ado... Read more
Should You Tell Your Adopted Child He Was Conceived by Rape, His Mother an Addict, Etc?
Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 by ddavanport
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The unfortunately truth is that sometimes our adopted kids have sad, complicated, and often disturbing parts of their history orbirth parents history. Should adoptive parents tell their kids the hardpart of their story Should you tell your precious child that he was conceived thr... Read more
12 Stupid Things People Actually Say to the Infertile
Monday, June 19th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Sometimes you have to wonder about the basic humanity of some folks, to say nothing about their intelligence. Here are the top 12 stupid things people have actually said to those suffering from infertility, including what I wished I could have said in response. Honestly folks, I ... Read more
Hill Harper Is a Dad!
Friday, June 16th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Hill Harper, known for his work on hit shows like CSINY and the upcoming The Good Doctor, recently spoke with People magazine about his journey to fatherhood. Harper had always assumed that parenthood would be in his future, expecting it to come along in the more traditional rout... Read more
Interstate Adoption: Adopting Across State Lines
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 by ddavanport
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Host Dawn Davenport interviewed Suzanne B. Nichols, an adoption attorney with over 25 years of experience in private domestic adoptions and now reproductive law in the areas of surrogacy and donor eggs. She is licensed in both New York and New Jersey. Subscribe to Creating a Fami... Read more
Rules for Successfully Adopting out of Birth Order
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 by ddavanport
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We have heard the following rules of thumb from adoption therapists and families who have successfully adopted out of birth order Pay particular attention to the displacement of the eldest child. There is less disruption if the eldest children, who will be displaced, is under the... Read more
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