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Spotlight on AF

The Right Team
Thinking of expanding your family? Click on the digital guide at to get started. You'll also find a searchable database of adoption professionals to help you during your journey.

What's Cooking
Food is one of the most meaningful ways to connect with our children's birth cultures. At, you'll find AF staff- and reader-submitted recipes, from Chinese Almond Cookies to Kutya to Rosca de Reyes, to make a holiday (or any old weeknight) special. Share your favorite recipe, too!

Speaking Out
It's good for our kids--and our community--when we foster positive, accurate thinking about adoption. Advocacy is easy when you're armed with the right information, so take advantage of the resources we offer at These articles will help you advocate for our children, and put an end to the myths and stereotypes that continue to surround adoption.

Keeping Kids Healthy
What does the medical information on your referral mean? How do you choose an adoption-sensitive pediatrician? At, you'll find the best adoption medicine articles, checklists, and downloads from the Adoptive Families archives--medical resources useful before and after you adopt.

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