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You Can Adopt

An Adoptive Families Guide
Caughman, Susan (Paperback - 2009 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
You Can Adopt


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Authors: Caughman, Susan
Title: You can adopt
an adoptive families guide
Publisher: New York :, Ballantine Books,, c2009.
Characteristics: xi, 296 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Contents: The top ten myths about adoption ; Adoption at a glance : the decision tree
Thinking about adopting? Can I do this? : making the decision to adopt ; Where is my child? : choices in adoption, domestic and international ; Can I choose a child? : how to think about race, age, and gender
Working on an adoption. Where do I start? : choosing your adoption team ; How much will this cost? : real expenses and real solutions ; Can I adopt a healthy child? : understanding the medical issues ; Why is there so much paperwork? : preparing your home study and dossier ; Why does this have to take so long? : preparing for your new child ; Is this my child? : choosing to accept a child referral or birth-mother match ; What if it doesn't work out? : how to make sure your adoption succeeds
Parenting your adopted child. Will we fall in love? : bonding and attachment for you and your child ; Is there a greeting card for this? : your child's birth mother and other new relatives ; What do I tell my child? : creating the adoption story ; Who needs to know? : talking to teachers, doctors
and strangers ; Is this normal? : speech delays, learning disabilities, and other complications ; Will we live happily ever after? : adoptees on adoption
Adoption terms
What kind of adoption is right for you? : the decision matrix.
Local Note: 1 2 3
Additional Contributors: Motley, Isolde
Alternate Title: Adoptive families.
ISBN: 9780345504012
0345504011
Branch Call Number: 362.734 CAU
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