The International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination, Inc


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    Friday, March 22, 2013 - 00:48

    An essay from the heart about a Chinese adoption journey. A couple requests a non special needs child but receives a beautiful little girl with a variety of special needs and emotional issues.

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    Monday, March 18, 2013 - 04:04

    Adopt-a programs promote confusion and exploit children.

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    Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 23:23

    About 31,000 children, 4 years old and younger, were treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms for injuries at child care/school settings in 1997. CPSC is aware of at least 56 children who have died in child care settings since 1990.

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    Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 22:52

    A variety of resources for child care and/or articles that will help you make the decision when or if you should return to work.

  • Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 00:01

    A chat with author and social worker Deborah Gray about attachment in adoption.

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    Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 10:26

    General Child Safety Seat Information

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    Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 08:56

    Egg Freezing: Is it Right for You? By Carlene W. Elsner, M.D., Z. Peter Nagy, M.D., Ph.D., and Amy E. Jones M.S.             Cryopreservation or freezing of human eggs is a technique intended to preserve a woman’s eggs for later use by herself or a desig

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    Friday, March 15, 2013 - 07:01

    Adoptive parenting used to be simpler. Now, many adoptive parents routinely face challenges such as adopting across cultures, adopting children born with HIV or drug addiction, or adopting older children who may be “set in their ways” or who have survived sexual abuse. Along with the "standard" challenges of grief and loss, these issues can interfere with the ability of parents and children to bond in their new families.

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 02:23

    Trying to find a competent therapist to treat and work with a post-institutionalized and traumatized child can feel like an overwhelming circumstance. Before you start this process, it is important to first educate yourself.

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 02:04

    Dislike of and complaints about Adopt A.. campaigns often cause controversy within adoptive parent groups. Some parents write or say that they don't mind them, others detest them, others say that they think they positively influence people to think adoption is terrific.

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    Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 01:21

    The U.S. Supreme Court has said that a man who is a putative (alleged) father has an opportunity to establish an interest in a child who may be his biological child. He must grasp this opportunity by establishing a substantial relationship with the child before he will have constitutionally protected parental rights.

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    Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 23:41

    When you are considering a domestic or international placement, this kind of adoption raises different questions than adoptions where children look just like their parents. Parenting is a developmental process. You won't have all the answers at the beginning.