It Doesn't Stop With Nutrition

MALNUTRITION RISK FACTORS Internationally adopted children are at risk for malnutrition for many reasons. Some of the contributing factors are prenatal: prenatal health of the birth mother, prenatal diet, and prenatal infections, for example. Other contributing factors occur while the child is institutionalized (even if in a foster home). Institutionalized children

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Attachment Q&A

Regina Kupecky answers follow up questions from Expert Advice on Your Top 5 Attachment Concerns. Is there a connection between the ability to have empathy and attachment?Children who have not learned attachment (a process that usually takes three years or so 0-3) will probably not have empathy because it is

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Attachment Concerns - Splitting

Parents are often concerned that their child seems to be attaching to one parent and not the other. Attachment is a process and not an event – it is the key social/emotional task of the first three years of life and goes through many changes. In ALL children, we often

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The Geometry of The Triad

Kevin is an accomplished writer and public speaker who enjoys sharing his experiences as a transracial adopted person to help other adoptive families. He is one of the panelists for our Inside the Adoption Circle webinar on Tuesday, January 22.The following was written by Kevin after he presented with Judy

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10 Things Every Birth Mother Wants Adoptive Parents to Know

Patricia Dischler is an author, speaker, child care professional and birth mother. She is one of the panelists for our Inside the Adoption Circle webinar on Tuesday, January 22.The following was written by Patricia.I often told my son’s adoptive mother how much I loved her and was thankful she was

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Discussion, advice and a few of our favorite experts. All for families formed through adoption.