There are some specific things that you and your partner should think about before making any serious commitment to adopt a child.
If you're pregnant and not sure what to do, you may want to discuss the option of adoption.
Bond with your adopted baby by holding, cuddling and talking to the baby—and be sure to make eye contact.
Moms who adopt may struggle with post-adoption depressive syndrome (PADS), a depression similar to postpartum depression.
If you're considering a surrogate pregnancy, find out about locating a surrogate mother, legal rights, surrogacy costs and more.
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