Don't let a child's outward appearance fool you. All internationally adopted children--even "chubby,"
"stocky," and "solid-looking" ones--are at risk for malnutrition!
Sometimes, it's quiet obvious; they come home in bodies that are clearly aching for food.
Wasting typically results from acute malnutrition that occurs due to a calorie deficit (low calorie intake
Adoption is portrayed in a variety of ways on television and in movies, but most of the time, the depiction of
adoption is outrageous or even offensive. In the past we've seen a teenage birthmom in Glee change her image and
attempts to reclaim custody of a child she placed
We were all disheartened by Russia's recent decision. It brought some great questions
from our community. How do we talk to our kids about decisions that are made by
their birth countries that we don't agree with?
Like many issues we talk about it's important to understand where your child is
Discussion, advice and a few of our favorite experts. All for families formed through adoption.