Considering Adoption (Overcoming common problems)

Considering Adoption (Overcoming common problems)

by SarahJ.Biggs (Author)

Synopsis

A guide to all aspects of adoption, including motivating factors - is adoption really second best for some couples, how the system works, including coping with frustration, delays and rejection, adopting from overseas and cultural issues. The book examines the current requirements about contact with natural parents, and the pressures they can bring for both adoptive and natural parents. There is a balanced mixture of the factual and the personal, making this a useful guide for anyone affected by adoption.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 134
Publisher: Sheldon Press
Published: 19 Jan 2001

ISBN 10: 0859697916
ISBN 13: 9780859697910

Author Bio
Sarah Biggs is one of the authors of The Subfertility Handbook (Sheldon, 1995). She has adopted two children herself, and has been involved in local support groups. She has also worked with British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF), the umbrella group for adoption agencies, which provides a first port of call for many of those seeking information and advice. She lives in Wilshire.