Creating a Family: Talk about Adoption & Foster Care

Evaluating Risk Factors in Domestic Infant Adoption

July 24, 2020 Creating a Family Season 14 Episode 29
Creating a Family: Talk about Adoption & Foster Care
Evaluating Risk Factors in Domestic Infant Adoption
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Creating a Family: Talk about Adoption & Foster Care
Evaluating Risk Factors in Domestic Infant Adoption
Jul 24, 2020 Season 14 Episode 29
Creating a Family

What are the common risk factors when adopting a baby in the US and how can adoptive parents evaluate these risks when considering an adoption match. We talk with Dr. Dana Johnson, a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota where he co-founded the Adoption Medicine Program in 1986. Over the course of his career, he has reviewed the medical records of over 20,000 children and counseled potential adoptive parents on the likely medical needs of these adoptees. He is a dad by both birth and adoption.

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Show Notes

What are the common risk factors when adopting a baby in the US and how can adoptive parents evaluate these risks when considering an adoption match. We talk with Dr. Dana Johnson, a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota where he co-founded the Adoption Medicine Program in 1986. Over the course of his career, he has reviewed the medical records of over 20,000 children and counseled potential adoptive parents on the likely medical needs of these adoptees. He is a dad by both birth and adoption.

Support the show (https://creatingafamily.org/donation/)