Five Minute Parent and Child Bonding Activities As you are trying to strengthen the bond between you and your adoptive child, it is important to take time out of each day to plan little activities that, over time, can help solidify your relationship. These five-minute activities are a wonderful way to generate small talk, and… Continue reading Five-Minute Activities to Bond with Your Adoptive Child
Bonding With Your Newly Adopted Infant
When you finally receive the call and it’s time for your baby to come home, a nonstop train of thoughts could be encompassing your mind. If creating a connection with your baby is something that you’re worried about, here are a few tips to help build that mother-baby bond. Schedule daily face time: Your baby… Continue reading Bonding With Your Newly Adopted Infant
Feel the Love: How to Bond with Your Adopted Child
The best things in life are unseen, that’s why we close our eyes during a kiss, a laugh and a dream and bonding is no exception- you can’t see it, but you can feel it. Bonding with your child is important and becomes almost critical if the child was adopted. Although we know adoption isn’t… Continue reading Feel the Love: How to Bond with Your Adopted Child
Did You Know You Can Breastfeed Your Adoptive Baby?
Some people might think that the word breastfeeding and adoption don’t belong in the same sentence nevertheless think that it’s a possibility. Not only is it very possible, , but the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends whenever possible that all babies be exclusively breastfeeding for about 6 months, followed by continued breastfeeding as complementary foods… Continue reading Did You Know You Can Breastfeed Your Adoptive Baby?
Children Conceived by 3rd Party Reproduction are Psychologically Okay
A study conducted in 2008 suggests that children born to a surrogate mother or conceived through donated sperm or a donated egg do just as well psychologically as counterparts who are naturally conceived. This study is the widest yet into concerns that the rising numbers of children born through assisted reproduction may suffer lower self-esteem… Continue reading Children Conceived by 3rd Party Reproduction are Psychologically Okay