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The Chosen One: Announcing an Adoption and Bonding With Baby
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The Chosen One: Announcing an Adoption and Bonding With Baby

Your new child deserves the same type of recognition that biological kids get, so start writing up announcements that your little one has arrived and show your new baby right away how much you love him or her.

Adopting a Child: Ensuring That You're Ready
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Adopting a Child: Ensuring That You're Ready

There are some specific things that you and your partner should think about before making any serious commitment to adopt a child.

Broaching the Subject: Your Child's Understanding of Adoption
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Broaching the Subject: Your Child's Understanding of Adoption

It's likely been something that has been on your mind since the moment you considered adopting your son or daughter: how and when to talk about the adoption.

Support for Fertility Challenges
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Support for Fertility Challenges

10 things you should and should not say to a friend experiencing trouble getting pregnant., plus tips for talking about your own fertility issues

A Healthy Start: Bonding With Your Adopted Baby
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A Healthy Start: Bonding With Your Adopted Baby

If you're worried that your adopted son or daughter may have a tough time feeling like part of the family when he or she gets older, you can take comfort in knowing that bonding with them now can do a lot to secure a healthy, close relationship.