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BellaOnline's Adoption Editor

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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Adoption Site! These are the top ten articles that your Adoption Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!

1. Adoption Getting Started
What happens after you make the decision to adopt? What steps do you need to take to get the ball rolling? This article will help those beginning their adoption journeys.

2. What Are the Requirements to Adopt ?
If you've decided to adopt or are considering adoption, you'll want to check out this helpful article on adoption requirements. The handy list of important documents to gather and items to complete will help take some of the stress of out the adoption process.

3. Coping with the Adoption Wait
Waiting to adopt can be a long, stressful and frustrating process. Many potential adoptive parents feel sad or depressed during their journeys. How do you cope with these feelings and stay positive during the difficult wait to adopt? Read this article to find out more.

4. Protecting Yourself From Adoption Scams
When you're waiting and longing for a baby, the last thing you want is to find out a potential birth mom who has chosen you isn't for real. Here are some warning signs of adoption scams to help you protect yourself and avoid this heartbreaking situation.

5. Adoption Myths and Misconceptions
Do you know what adoption is really like? Many people misunderstand adoption because of what they see on television or read in the newspaper. Find out the truth about adoption in this article about myths and misconceptions.

6. Considering Adoption for Your Baby?
Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be overwhelming and confusing. Here are some tips if you are considering adoption for your child.

7. How Does It Feel to Be Adopted?
Have you ever wondered how it feels to be adopted? Are you an adoptee interested in other people's adoption experiences? You'll want to check out this article. An adoptee shares her take on adoption.

8. Adoption : Embracing Differences
The differences inherent in adoption may bring an extra set of challenges to your family. Here's how to teach your child to embrace his or her differences and identity.

9. Understanding Hurt Children
The world is full of children who need homes. Many of these kids come from orphanages and foster care and are plagued by troubled pasts and emotional scars. This article will help you to better understand hurt children and decide if this type of adoption is right for you.

10. Domestic vs. International Adoption
Are you interested in adopting but not sure whether to choose domestic or international adoption? This article gives helpful information on the pros and cons of domestic, international and foster care adoption.

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