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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Adoption (Overview)

Adoption is an activity in which the full parental rights to the "adopted child" are transferred from the child's current parents (usually the child's biological parents) to the adopting parents. The adopting parents will then raise the child as their own.


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Is giving baby up for adoption a good idea?

Is giving baby up for adoption a good idea?

Discuss with close: Family members, trusted friends and counselor before you commit yourself to this idea. May god bless and guide you in your decision. Take care! http://www.Adoption.Com/. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
151 doctors shared insights

Adoption (Overview)

Adoption is an activity in which the full parental rights to the "adopted child" are transferred from the child's current parents (usually the child's biological parents) to the adopting parents. The adopting parents will then raise the child as their own.


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Is it ok to put my baby up for adoption since im not ready to be a mom?

Is it ok to put my baby up for adoption since im not ready to be a mom?

Of course: That's a personal decision. There are many couples that would love to adopt your baby and raise it with love. ...Read more

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Why is donor in-vitro considered adoption?

Why is donor in-vitro considered adoption?

Not al All: Actually it is really not considered option and not all all like adoption. First the male partner (assuming male female partners) is a genetic father. Second, you still carry the pregnancy. Third you can breast feed and take care of the child from the first moment. Also legally you are always the birth mother and it is your decision whether to disclose your treatment to anyone. ...Read more

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Is adoption better than ovum donor baby?

Is adoption better than ovum donor baby?

Adoption: This is a value judgement, of course, adoption is a wonderufl thing. A baby who is already born and needing parents finds loving parents to live with. While time consuming and at tmes expensive, adoption is not complicated. Having a ovum donor baby is complicated and usually expensive, and carries the inherent risk of failure (much greater than adoption). When it works, it's wonderful too! ...Read more

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Where can I find some facts about the adoption rate of older parents?

Where can I find some facts about the adoption rate of older parents?

Sources to consider: “latecomers – children of parents over 35” by andrew yarrow. Adam pertman, executive director of the evan b. Donaldson adoption institute and author of "adoption nation, ". ...Read more

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Where can you go to put a child up for adoption?

Where can you go to put a child up for adoption?

Depends on age: Be sure to talk to someone and make sure this is the right choice for you.The best case scenario is to arrange for an adoption prior to the child's birth. This can be done through a an adoption agency in your community or through private adoption lawyers. Most hospitals and fire stations will take a newborn without questions and the delivering hospital can provide a social worker to facilitate. ...Read more

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What type of social service is best suited for adoption?

What type of social service is best suited for adoption?

It depends: It would depend on the area of adoption being addressed. For example, for help with navigating through the adoption process itself, a specializing agency in the community would be best. Since research has shown that an inordinate number of adoptees use mental health services, and this is the area of service needed, then a psychologist, psychiatrist, or social worker could be consulted. ...Read more

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I had my baby 3 weeks ago and gave it up for adoption i'm still moody at times and no appetite worry a lot is this normal will it pass?

Post partum: Postpartum mood & anxiety symptoms/disorders are common after delivery. Usually the postpartum blues pass & one can overcome it with little support. However other forms may need clinical intervention. In your case, with the added factor of giving ur baby fro adoption, i would suggest seeing a psychiatrist for a more thorough evaluation & consequently recommendations for intervention. Feel better. ...Read more

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If a child joins a family by adoption, should they be treated for attachment issues when they always seek negative attention? Seems more valuable 2.

If a child joins a family by adoption, should they be treated for attachment issues when they  always seek negative attention? Seems more valuable 2.

Consider options...: The first thing to check is whether the kiddo receives positive attention when they do something well - if not, negative attention seeking may be an alternative, because any attention can feel better than none at all. If they seek negative attention from most everyone they meet, even strangers, it may be a sign of more serious issues requiring counseling. ...Read more

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