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Facts on Foreign Adoption

A foreign adoption, also known as an intercountry or international adoption, allows you to adopt a child from a different country. When done following proper procedures, the child becomes legally and permanently your child. Countries have their own set of guidelines and procedures, and you must follow the procedures established in both your country and the country of the adopted child.

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How to Adopt From Foreign Countries

The idea of adopting a child from another nation can warm your heart. You are ready to nurture another human being and the image of bringing a child to America, the land of opportunity, can cause you to immediately start surfing the adoption sites to find your new family member. International adoption, however, can be a lengthy and complicated process. As of 2010, there were more than 50 nations worldwide allowing international adoptions of their citizens. Learning and understanding the requirements involved with an international adoption will help you avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes.

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Foreign Adoption Vs. Local Adoption

Once you’ve made the decision to adopt a child, that’s one hurdle you’ve gone over. Now, you have another set to contend with, such as the choice between adopting a child from the United States or from abroad. Hollywood stars, such as Angelina Jolie, Madonna and Meg Ryan make international adoptions seem glamorous, but you need to consider many factors that suit you and your future family when you plan to adopt an infant. As of 2008, about half the adoptions in America were foreign.

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Navigating Common Breastfeeding Concerns During the Uncertainty of a Pandemic

Breastfeeding can be complicated and difficult enough during “normal” times. However, new mothers’ concerns become magnified during a pandemic when in-person resources, like local breastfeeding classes, are not as available. As a certified lactation consultant, I’m here to help by sharing answers to the most common breastfeeding questions and concerns I receive from clients and…