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February 13, 2007

RESOLVE-sponsored events exploring adoption options

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Thanks to local mama Cindy Bare for sharing this announcement about upcoming RESOLVE-sponsored events in the DC area - great educational and social support for couples experiencing fertility issues and those who are considering adopting a child:

February 27 - Snappy Answers to Adoption Questions: If you are a pre-adoptive couple or an adoptive family, you have faced questions or comments about adoption that test your patience. Come and learn how to best respond to questions and comments in this informative seminar.

March 24 & 31 - Exploring Adoption: If you are considering adoption as a family building option, you should not miss this special two-part program focused on all aspects of the adoption process. This seminar is specifically designed for people beginning to consider adoption or just starting to gather information.

April 26 - Medical Concerns in International Adoption: For those who are either considering adopting internationally, or are in the process of adopting internationally, this highly informative seminar is a must! This seminar will address medical aspects to consider before accepting a referral and what to do when you bring your new child home.

May 22 - Parenting Children Who Were Adopted: Parents of adopted children face some unique challenges in addition to all the "regular" issues that come with being a parent. This seminar will present strategies for preparing for and managing parenting situations that are specific to adoption, such as bonding and attachment.

More info and online registration at: www.midatlantic.resolve.org.

RESOLVE is a nonprofit organization that advocates for and supports women and couples experiencing infertility (1 in 8 couples!). The Mid-Atlantic chapter offers educational programs and support groups throughout the year, both for couples who wish to become parents and parents who wish to add to their families.

Posted by Sarah at 9:49 AM.