Loss and Grief
A Brief Look at Adoption and Abandonment
Adoption is a wonderful way to build a family. At the same time, we must remember that adoptive families face their own unique set of issues. Abandonment is just one issue that some adoptees face, and other feelings go along with it.
Dealing with the Holiday Blues
Holidays can often be very difficult for waiting parents and those who have suffered miscarriages or pregnancy loss. This article provides some suggestions for getting through the holiday season with your sanity intact.
Emotional Eating and Adoption
There´s no argument that going through adoption is an exciting yet stressful time in your life. However, emotional eating through the adoption process isn´t good for you or your family. Here´s what to do instead.
Finding Your Inner Peace During Times of Crisis
Dealing with a life crisis such as miscarriage, infertility or a failed adoption can be a very difficult time in your life. This article discusses ways to resolve your grief and find inner peace.
How Losing a Baby Changes Your Marriage
Miscarriage is a devastating hardship that can put an incredible strain on your marriage. Here are some ways your marriage may change and what you can do to get through your loss together.
Postpartum Depression, Post-adoption Depression, and Medications
Actor Tom Cruise’s unnecessary, public verbal attack on actress Brooke Shields after she revealed the details of her battle with postpartum depression that was severe enough to require medication has hit a nerve with women everywhere, and this adoptive mom is no exception.
Resolving Grief Before Adopting
Many people who consider adoption do so after suffering from infertility and pregnancy loss. There is a lot of grief and sadness associated with being childless. These tips and resources will help you to resolve and lessen your grief, so that you can move forward with your plans to adopt.
The Death of a Birth Parent
What do you do when your child's birth parent dies? How do you help your child cope with loss and grief? This article offers suggestions for helping adoptees cope with the devastating loss of a birth parent.
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