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Can someone with bipolar disorder, but has not been hospitalized in 4 years, adopt a baby?

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Dr. Joan Kinlan
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes

Having bipolar disease which is under control is very helpful.
If however you have had several hospitalizations, it may be an impediment. I have several patients with bipolar wh have had babies or adopted and been wonderful parents.

In brief: Yes

Having bipolar disease which is under control is very helpful.
If however you have had several hospitalizations, it may be an impediment. I have several patients with bipolar wh have had babies or adopted and been wonderful parents.
Dr. Joan Kinlan
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