Reader’s Question on Leukemia in Chinese girls In dealing with the medical aspects of international adoption, the usual outcome is almost always a happy ending. Yes, there are those cases where there is an underlying medical condition, developmental delay or emotional trauma. Fortunately, most of these cases can be treated with medications, therapy or surgery. […]
International Adoption: Risks & Realities Balacing the choice of adoption There are numerous reasons why parents choose International adoption, but each case usually has a unique story attached to it. Some people have an affinity for a certain culture, some for humanitarian reasons, and some because they believe the risks are less than those for […]
Dr. Paul Lee is a pediatric infectious disease specialist and Adoption Medicine specialist practicing on Long Island, NY. Dr. Lee specializes in recurring or persistent diseases caused by bacteria, parasites or fungus in infants, children and adolescents. Pediatric infectious disease specialists also provide consultation to other health care professionals dealing with complex cases. Dr. Lee […]
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Adoption In General Bedwetting Adoption Stress and International Adoption Reactive attachment disorder Newly adopted post-institutionalized children Signs that a child has been sexually abused Post-Adoption Medical Examination Infectious Diseases Giardia Infections H. Pylori Hepatitis B Hepatitis C HIV Infection Immunization records Positive PPD Salmonella enteritis Syphilis at birth Tuberculosis Gastro-Intestinal Diseases Persistent diarrhea in orphan […]
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?
After speaking with numerous Adoption Agency directors, I came to the conclusion that because of the 2007 Hague accreditation process and Department of State regulations many agencies have been struggling with the educational component of the accreditation process.