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Forming a Healthy Bond With Your Child

Often times the word “bond” can make us think about keeping things together. Much like the scientific meaning of the word, bonds are the foundation and adhesive in our relationships that have the ability to strengthen over time. Forming a healthy bond with your adopted child is really no different than bonding with a biological child, but sometimes the timing is just different. Why Forming a Healthy Bond is important Children can learn how to trust during infancy. Babies who sometimes mimic their parents are learning to bond with them. That said, creating a bond early-on with your child can…

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Three of the Most Common Mental Health Illnesses in Adopted Children

Since October is Mental Health Awareness Month, it’s only natural that we discuss the most common mental health illnesses in adopted children. By doing this, we can help break away from the notion that having a child with a mental health illness is not normal and that it is more work as a parent. Destroying these barriers will, in turn, help ease the minds of prospective adoptive parents and allow them to reap the benefits of a broader network of support. Adoption Choices of Nevada is happy to provide any and all resources, and answer any questions you may have…

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Are Adoptees More Prone to Mental Health Illnesses?

With all of the excitement and joy that comes along with adopting a child, it is natural for both seasoned and new parents to wonder about the what if’s. What if they don’t like me? What if I can’t give them what they need? There are some stigmas about adoption that mention it’s harder in general to raise an adopted child, or that adopted children are more prone to mental health issues than biological children. In addition, parents of transracially adopted children can face cultural barriers. As a future parent in any capacity, it’s important to be informed and even…