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Adult Adoptees    Find support and encouragement for issues concerning adult adoptees.
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  • How do I prove who I really am?
  • by findingme Last comment: 16 minutes ago
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Dickons Findingme, You are in luck - almost. Washington JUST changed the laws. You have to wait until July 1, 2014 before you request your original birth certificate. If you apply earlier then it will be sent back (that is what happened in other states). Adoption Law (SHB1525) :: Washington State Dept. of Health The cost will be $20. SHB1525...

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  • by taracottagreen Last comment: Today at 09:45 AM
  • We may be getting stationed there and here we have several lawyers who find the moms show them books and if they choose you work with them to do the adoption and it costs much less.When i researched ones there in or near sand diego they don't find the mothers so it would be up to us to find her and I really like the idea od them handling that as well,

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Adoptive Parents    Before and after adopting, including stepparent adoption, those living outside the U.S., more...
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  • birthparents posting pictures
  • by aandr Last comment: Today at 10:02 AM
  • Hi All, In some real need of help here... We adopted our children - parental rights were terminated. Birthparents are not in good situations - drugs - inappropriate pictures etc all over their facebook pages that are public for the whole world to see. They have managed to get a picture of our adopted son and put on their facebook page. I am addressing that so it never happens again... I have...

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International Adoption    Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe, discuss concerns, share your stories, support, tips, more...

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Birth Parents    Birth Family support, unplanned pregnancy, open adoption, reuniting & more.
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  • Happy 22nd Birthday, Natalie!
  • by BirthDad1991 Last comment: Yesterday at 09:38 PM
  • Okay, it's not quite the actual day, but in anticipation of Natalie's 23rd birthday, I have done a few positive things today: wrote a Happy Birthday letter [unsent], full of all things that I would like to put into a card or real letter. My last one was in 2011 before I gave her the option to continue a rather one-sided dialogue. That's the nice way of saying I've never heard a response from...

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Parenting    All-parent support, balancing work and family, discipline, understanding your child, more...
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  • by healthgenie Last comment: Yesterday at 12:23 AM
  • Taking care your baby means you should always choose good baby care products, it may be baby diapers, baby wipes, bathing soap, baby powder or many other baby products. there are many sites which provide baby care products. so alwary choose carefully.

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Community Center    For all touched by adoption: blog, stories, poetry, reviews, activism, tech support, more...
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  • matching w/ an adoptive family
  • by adoptionadmin Last comment: 21 Apr 2014 09:43 AM
  • Her due date has past but I feel that this is still a relevant thread for others who might be in her situation later.

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Search & Reunion    Adoption birthfamily and adoptee search messages, support, reunion stories, more...
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  • Searching for birthmother or father
  • by KMARIN Last comment: Today at 06:51 AM
  • Hi Rhonda , I hope you do get this msg...........I am also searching for a Rhonda Peters , if I am correct than we have the same father. please contact me @

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Special Needs & Attachment    Adopting & parenting children with challenges: attachment, drug & alcohol exposure, ADHD, more...
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  • Sexually abused, now talks about rape
  • by millie58 Last comment: Today at 09:54 AM
  • I want to second EMDR therapy. My youngest gets it now and the change is astounding. He wasn't the victim of SA but had multiple moves. Hope this helps.

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Foster Care & Adoption    Becoming a foster parent, foster parenting, adopting foster children, subsidies, & more.
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  • Mother's day visit/emailing bios
  • by minehistheirs Last comment: 3 minutes ago
  • Quote: Originally Posted by mamateacher She also would like an email address for me? Anyone else do this for their bios? I admit I'm a little hesitant, but on the other hand it might be a good way to document things that she says or does. You could always create a "fostermom" account and only allow communication that way. No one says you have to check...

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Looking for informatipn - (26 Mar 2014 07:00 PM)
I'm searching for my birth parents and this is my first time to look. I was adopted from Sellers Baptist Home in New Orleans in June of 1972. Records show information that both families lived in New O...
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i am going to be 44 on april 16 and am looking for my real mother if anyone can tell me where to start i really would like to find her or information on her for medical history information or just to ...
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