As a general rule of thumb, medical information and testing of children that are being placed for international adoption is limited. While the newborn screening is not an essential test in order to make a decision about accepting a referral, it is another piece of medical information that can make the decision process a little […]
As I mentioned in my introductory post that I would write about real life experiences that families with Internationally Adopted children have in the immediate Post-Adoption period in the medical field. Today I will write about little Jeremy who is only 6 months old, and only recently arrived to the United States from Guatemala. While […]
Being a physician and sharing in the lives of my families and young patients is what pediatrics is about. Every child has a story. Children that are internationally adopted have their own unique story. I wanted to somehow document my experiences with these families and share my experience with the internet community. “From the Eyes […]
By Simon Hooper for CNN (CNN) — The world’s worst-kept secret was confirmed on Friday as Madonna flew out of Malawi after her nine-day “humanitarian mission” having apparently made arrangements to adopt a 13-month old boy. Read full Story at CNN: Who benefits from celebrity adoptions?