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International Infant Adoption
Tips For Caring For Your New Baby

An international infant adoption is what most people think of when they begin pursing adoption. Obviously, that's not the only option out there, but there are many babies available for adoption.

I Just Want to Adopt a Baby

Then by all means, do. Not everyone is called or capable to adopt an older child or sibling group, so don't feel guilty if you want to adopt an infant. If your heart's desire is to hold in your arms a baby of your very own, then pursue an international infant adoption.

Can I Bring Home a Newborn?

Unfortunately no. Because of all the paperwork involved, it's highly unlikely you'll be able to bring home a newborn, but your international infant adoption could take place when your baby is about seven months old.

Feeding Your New Baby

Don't be surprised if you find your baby is allergic to cow's milk formula. This is common, especially with children from Asian countries. You can use a soy formula, or you can feed your baby a formula made with raw goat's milk. With a little patience and persistence, you can also breastfeed your baby, providing her with the best possible milk.

Keep Her Close

Once your adoption is complete, and you finally get to hold your little angel, hold her constantly. This will help her bond to you and feel more secure. You can also carry your baby with a tie-on cloth. This will keep her close and free up your arms for other things. You can also make your own baby sling. Make Baby Stuff has some patterns here.

Don't Share Her

After waiting so long to complete your international infant adoption and finally bring her home, you may be tempted to allow everyone you know to hold your new baby. But because you want your new baby to bond with you and your spouse, don't let too many others hold her until she is firmly attached to you.

The Same Goes For Feedings

By meeting your baby's needs in an intimate way, such as feedings, you are proving to her that you will be there for her, and that she can trust you. So make sure, you and your spouse are the only ones who feed her - at least for the first few months.
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If you dream of adopting a baby, then by all means, pursue adopting an infant. Learn more about international infant adoption.

Thinking of adopting a toddler? They will need special care and attention to help them adjust to the transition from their foster home to yours. Here are some tips.

Think your child to adopt will be an older child adoption? It can be wonderful, frustrating, delightful and exasperating. Find out if you have what it takes to adopt an older child.

Many couples are intimidated at the prospect of adopting a sibling group, but the benefits of adopting these children far outweigh the hassles. Learn the benefits of the sibling group adoption.

Learn some of the pros and cons of adopting sibling groups by clicking here.

Do you feel your child to adopt might be a disabled child? There are challenges involved, but hidden blessings as well. Here are some things to consider.

Children on an international adoption waiting children list are there because agencies consider them harder to place. But one or more of these children could be the right child for you. Learn more by clicking here.

International older child adoption has its own unique set of challenges and does require patience, outside support and work. But these adoptions do typically work.

Have you ever thought about adopting a child who is HIV positive? Thanks to medical advances, these children can lead normal, productive lives and need loving parents like you. Learn more

Are you over forty and considering adoption? There are a lot of positives to being an older parent, as well as some challenges. Read more.

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