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If you are like the many birth mothers or birth fathers who could use some help in raising and parenting your child, you may find this page and the links below to be of help. This section is designed for a birth mother and/or birth father who is raising their child and who wants to improve and be an even better parent.
It is important to understand the developmental stages and progress of your child. This section of the website can help you to understand the first several years in the growth and development of your child. It includes child development information from ages 0-21 years as well as a calendar that shows your baby's development from conception to 3 years.
Infant and child health has baby care and health related information from a variety of sources including the Mayo Clinic, The American Academy of Pediatrics, the National Institutes of Health, and the the National Library of Medicine. It has extensive information on illnesses and diseases, lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary.
While most women in the world breast feed, in the US it is not as wide spread. However, based on extensive and well accepted research, it is accepted that if you breast feed your child, breast feeding can help protect a baby against many illnesses. This section of the website will help you if you are considering breastfeeding your child. For additional information about breast feeding, please visit the link "after delivery" on the website Pregnancy And Children.
Choosing how and what to feed your baby is a personal decision that deserves careful consideration. We have provided information to help you with infant nutrition concerns and to guide you in the process of properly feeding your baby.
The biological father is the man whose sperm impregnated the biological mother (the woman who gave birth to the child). The biological father has rights and responsibilities based on the fact that he biologically fathered the child. A father who is raising his child encounters many new, and often complicated, issues.
Support groups and resources are available to help you with parenting and raising your child.
Mother and child safety deals with domestic violence, child abuse, shelters, and provides some general information resources.
Adoption Services is a fully licensed non-profit adoption agency that helps birth mothers living in any state in the U.S. The Agency can also help a U.S. citizen living in any foreign country. Adoption Services has helped over 9000 birth parents and families. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or if you want our guidance or help. We can make sure your child is placed with the perfect family, your rights are protected, and that you receive all the financial assistance and medical help as well as other types of help that the law allows. There is never any fee to you as a birth parent whether you work with our agency or decide to look elsewhere.
For additional information about your pregnancy and about infant health, please visit the website Pregnancy And Children.
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