You Can Adopt: An AdoptiveFamilies Guide
From Adoptive Families magazine, the countryâ€™s leading resource on adoption, this warm, authoritative book is full of practical, realistic advice from leading attorneys, doctors, social workers, and psychologists, as well as honest, intimate stories from real parents and children. You Can Adopt answers every questionâ€“even the ones youâ€™re afraid to ask:
â€¢ When should I shift from fertility treatment to adoption?
â€¢ How do I talk to my spouse about adoption?
â€¢ Can we find a healthy baby?
â€¢ Do I need an attorney? An adoption agency?
â€¢ Can the birth mother take the baby back?
â€¢ How much will this really cost? How long will it take?
â€¢ Arenâ€™t all adopted children unhappy?
â€¢ Can I love a child who â€œisnâ€™t mineâ€?
â€¢ How can I ease the rest of my family into this decision?
Complete with checklists and worksheets, You Can Adopt will help make your dreams of family come true. (2009)Author: Susan Caughman & Isolde Motley
Additional Author: Ballantine Books