Author Archives: Hailey Andrews

What is Post-Adoption Depression?

Many people have heard of Postpartum Depression, a clinical diagnosis characterized by symptoms of depression that occur after a woman gives birth to a child. What many people may not know is that a similar type of depression can also frequently occur with new parents of all types, including adoptive parents. It is estimated that […]

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SIDS Facts: Countering the Myths

Editor: Please be warned that this post contains potentially triggering content about SIDS. We feel its important to discuss this issue in order to prevent myths from being perpetuated. The bottom line: Infants must be placed on their backs to sleep. Do not let your baby sleep on his/her stomach. My best friend Sunny and […]

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How to Pick an Adoption Agency

When you begin to look for adoption agencies, how do you know which agency is right for you?  There is a great deal of variation between agencies: their services, their costs, and their philosophies about adoption.  Here are a few things that you should consider when making your decision. 1. Know the differences in the […]

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