Obtaining Background Information on Your Prospective Adopted Child

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This factsheet for families summarizes the importance of obtaining as much thorough and accurate medical, genetic, and social history information about prospective adopted children. This factsheet also addresses the questions prospective adoptive parents should ask their adoption agency, reasons some information may not be available, and where to find more information.
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Questions to ask your adoption agency or organization

Why some information may not be available

Where to find more information

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