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  1. Birthmom

    Giving birth is one of the hardest things a woman can do. There are so many scenarios that can take place during labor and delivery, and so many things that can surprise you, especially if you are not prepared. It is natural to be a little scared or nervous. To better prepare yourself for what awaits you, here are some completely normal things you might be worrying about and some great tips on how to handle them.

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  2. Post- Adoption Blues

    You have wanted to adopt a child for a long time, and went through a lot of stress to get there. But now your bundle of joy is finally here, and you feel stressed and overwhelmed. You can’t seem to connect with your child and it is driving you crazy. Are you a bad parent? Are you just not cut out for this? No. What you’re experiencing are probably post-adoption blues. 

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  3. Home Study Binder

     

    A home study process can be stressful for potential adoptive parents. During the process, you will be asked all kinds of questions. These will include things like your medical history, criminal background, financial background, references, education, etc. Although most people pass their home study without problems, some fail for various reasons. So if you want to make sure you will pass, here are some things to avoid.

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  4. Birthmother

    Pregnancy can be taxing on the body, and it is common to have some issues when pregnant. There are many common pregnancy symptoms which you have to deal with. When the body starts to change and prepare for having a baby, it is under a lot of stress, which can cause discomfort. That is why we have prepared a short list of the most common pregnancy symptoms and ways to deal with them.

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  5. Birthmother

     

    An adoption naturally contains a child, adoptive parents and a birthmother. And naturally, sometimes it’s difficult to maintain healthy communication without offending any party. This is because the whole process is an emotional one. So if you are meeting your birthmother, you should know what not to say to your birthmother - here are some common examples:

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