Adoptive Families Blog

Get 4 Practical Ways to Bond With Your Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 24, 2018

Many people believe that bonding with your newly adopted baby should happen instantly and magically. But the reality is that bonding takes dedication and time.

The good news is that you can bond with your newly adopted baby, with intention. Here are 4 practical techniques to bond with your adopted child:

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption Tips, Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adopting a Baby, adopt a baby, attachment in adoption, domestic infant adoption

Get 5 Tips for Bonding With Your Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 20, 2017

This post originally appeared on our blog a couple of years ago as "Bonding with Baby after Infant Adoption," and we've refreshed it for 2017.

Some adoptive parents expect to feel a bond with their adopted baby right away. Right now, you might be feeling worried and uncertain…what if you don’t feel a connection? Lifetime knows that there are special bonds which develop between adoptive parents and their babies. Like many other areas of being a parent, bonding with a baby will take work and dedication. Today, we're sharing 5 tips for bonding with your adopted baby!

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption Tips, Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adopting a Baby, adopt a baby, attachment in adoption, domestic infant adoption

Adoption Webinar: Bonding & Attachment After Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 30, 2016

Lifetime Adoption recently hosted an adoption webinar about how you can promote healthy bonding and attachment with the child you adopt.  If weren't able to make it to Lifetime's webinar, you can now tune in online! Just follow this link:

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Topics: Adoption webinar, adoptive parenting, attachment in adoption, bonding in adoption