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Post Adoption Depression

5 Things Every New Mom-by-Adoption Needs From Her Friends

Rachel Garlinghouse | Posted 08.24.2015 | Parents
Rachel Garlinghouse

Moms by adoption often find themselves left out of the baby shower festivities: The thickly-iced cake, the silly games, and the mountain of gifts. This can be incredibly hurtful to a woman who has waited months, years or even decades to become a mommy.

What You Should Know About Post-Adoption Depression

Jill Robbins | Posted 08.14.2015 | Parents
Jill Robbins

No one talked to me about post-adoption depression until after we adopted. This isn't something I ever heard discussed outside of adoption circles. Maybe it's time to change that? Here's part of my story.

What I Never Expected To Feel After We Adopted

CT Working Moms | Posted 03.17.2013 | Parents
CT Working Moms

It was the worst when I was home alone with the children. That superstar mom our social worker described in her reports was nowhere to be seen and I found myself wondering how to summon the strength to meet their basic needs. Dress, feed, kiss, play -- these felt like monumental tasks.