Health Facts Plus: Adoption

Health Facts Plus:  Adoption

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Adoption (American Society for Reproductive Medicine) - Links to PDF Adoption Options At-a-Glance: A Companion Guide for Families (Children''s Bureau) Also available in Spanish Adoption Process (American Pregnancy Association) Adoption: Where Do I Start? (Children''s Bureau) Also available in Spanish

Impact of Adoption on Adopted Persons (Children''s Bureau) Also available in Spanish Impact of Adoption on Birth Parents (Children''s Bureau) Value of Adoptive Parent Groups (Children''s Bureau)

Adopting Children with Developmental Disabilities (Children''s Bureau) APA Position Statement: Adoption and Co-Parenting of Children by Same-Sex Couples (American Psychiatric Association) - Links to PDF Foster Parents Considering Adoption (Children''s Bureau) International Adoption: Health Aspects (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish International Adoptions (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Military Families and Adoption (Children''s Bureau) Openness in Adoption (Children''s Bureau) Single Parent Adoption: What You Need to Know (Children''s Bureau) Transracial and Transcultural Adoption (Children''s Bureau)

Adoption and School Issues (Children''s Bureau) Adoption and the Stages of Development (Children''s Bureau) Adoption Home Study Process (Children''s Bureau) Also available in Spanish Are You Pregnant and Thinking about Adoption? (Children''s Bureau) Also available in Spanish Benefits of Adoption (American Pregnancy Association) Can I Breastfeed My Adopted Baby? (La Leche League International) Explaining Adoption to Your Children, Family, and Friends (Children''s Bureau) Foster Care (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) Guidelines for Choosing an Adoption Agency or Attorney (American Pregnancy Association) Helping Your Foster Child Transition to Your Adopted Child (Children''s Bureau) Hepatitis B Vaccine Is Imperative for Families Adopting from Abroad (Immunization Action Coalition) Kinship Caregivers and the Child Welfare System (Children''s Bureau) Medical Issues in Adoption (Nemours Foundation) Obtaining Background Information on Your Prospective Adopted Child (Children''s Bureau) Parenting the Sexually Abused Child (Children''s Bureau) Postadoption Services (Children''s Bureau) Searching for Birth Relatives (Children''s Bureau) Also available in Spanish Tips on Selecting an Adoption Therapist (Children''s Bureau) What Is an Adoption Plan? (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish

Adoption Assistance for Children Adopted from Foster Care (Children''s Bureau) Also available in Spanish Costs of Adopting (Children''s Bureau) Also available in Spanish Employer-Provided Adoption Benefits (Children''s Bureau) Also available in Spanish Tax Topics: Adoption Credit (Internal Revenue Service) Also available in Spanish Adoption (National Institutes of Health)

International Adoptees Have Fewer Behavior Problems Than Children Adopted Domestically (06/01/2005, Nemours Foundation)

AdoptUSKids - Includes photographs and descriptions of children available for adoption in the U.S. Gay and Lesbian Adoptive Parents: Resources for Professionals and Parents (Children''s Bureau) National Adoption Directory Search (Children''s Bureau) National Adoption Organizations That Provide Support to Adopted Persons, Adoptive Parents, and Families (Children''s Bureau) National Organizations (Children''s Bureau) U.S. Adoption Agencies That Place Children from Abroad (Children''s Bureau)

Administration for Children and Families U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Access to Family Information by Adopted Persons (Children''s Bureau) Benefits for Grandchildren (Social Security Administration) Child Citizenship Act (CCA) (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) Consent to Adoption (Children''s Bureau) Family and Medical Leave Act (Dept. of Labor) Grounds for Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights (Children''s Bureau) How Do I Apply to Bring a Foreign-Born Orphan to the United States? (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) Intercountry Adoption (Children''s Bureau) Parties to an Adoption (Children''s Bureau) Postadoption Contact Agreements Between Birth and Adoptive Families (Children''s Bureau) Rights of Presumed (Putative) Fathers (Children''s Bureau) Standby Guardianship (Children''s Bureau) State Regulation of Adoption Expenses (Children''s Bureau) Stepparent Adoption (Children''s Bureau)

Adoption Data (Administration for Children and Families) How Many Children Were Adopted in 2000 and 2001? (Children''s Bureau) Persons Seeking to Adopt: Numbers and Trends (Children''s Bureau) Trends in Foster Care and Adoption --FY 2000 - FY 2004 (Administration for Children and Families) Voluntary Relinquishment for Adoption: Numbers and Trends (Children''s Bureau)

Adoption - A Child''s Questions and Concerns (American Academy of Pediatrics) Being Adopted (Nemours Foundation) Foster Families (Nemours Foundation)

Adoption (Nemours Foundation) Parenting the Adopted Adolescent (Children''s Bureau)

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Date last updated: 29 December 2006 Topic last reviewed: 08 November 2006