Book Review: El Deafo by Cece Bell
All Adoption Stories
Put Your Own Oxygen Mask First
There is much confusion in the general public about children with ambiguous genitalia (sometimes referred to as “intersex”). At the University of Chicago Adoption Center we often consult with parents pre-adoption and provide medical care post adoption for children with this diagnosis. The following are items every parent should know before deciding to adopt a child with ambiguous genitalia:
Mayo Clinic : Ambiguous Genitalia
Medline Plus : Ambiguous Genitalia
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A Grandmother's dream becomes a family's reality
I remember driving up to the foster family’s house [for the first time] and seeing Mae peek around the stairs. She was dressed in her most fancy dress because as she told me later, “This was a very special day.” I stepped out and said hello. She walked ov
A grandma's perspective on one of life's greatest joys!
There are challenges and rewards when you adopt an older child
Single women can adopt from Poland!
Kids with trauma history have learned to hedge their bets. Much like the hidden stash of food in his room, Sean was collecting mothers
Focus on Waiting Child Needs
Adopting a Child with Club Feet